TX Department of Agriculture issues citrus greening quarantine for Harlingen

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POSTED: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 3:23pm

UPDATED: Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 7:49am

The Texas Department of Agriculture has issued a citrus greening quarantine for the City of Harlingen.

The city received the notification today, Wednesday, March 11th, issuing a quarantined area extending for nearly a five mile radius from the downtown area.

The quarantine restricts the movement of citrus trees or plants to prevent any serious consequences for the agricultural industry.

To determine whether you are inside the quarantined area, go to the map and enter your address in the box (Enter a location) to the right of the large bold print.

Click HERE to view the map of the current quarantined areas.
Click HERE to view the legal discription of the Citrus Greening Quarantined Area 1.
Click HERE to view the legal discription of the new Citrus Greening Quarantiend Area 2.

Currently there are five quarantined areas in the Valley, San Juan, Mission, La Blanca, Monte Alto and now Harlingen.

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