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Chipping away at wood pallets that bring products into the U.S. an Agriculture Specialist looks for wood boring pests.
A CBP officer inspects a shipment of peppers upon arrival at Red Hook, N.Y. (photo by Josh Denmark)
CBP agriculture specialist examines flower stems.
Crysanthemum white rust, Puccinia horiana ,on the upper leaf surface and stem of an infected Crysanthemum. Infected Crysanthemums are unmarketable resulting in large economic losses.
CBP agriculture specialist at work at Miami International Airport.
A CBP Agriculture Specialist checks to see what her partner, Tyco, has detected in a traveler's carry-on bag at the San Francisco International Airport.
Hot Peppers recently unloaded from trucks crossing into the U.S. await inspection by CBP Agriculture Specialists.
Agriculture Specialists check inside cherry tomatoes coming into the Port of Long Beach for potential pests.
Trucks bring products into the U.S. through the Otay Mesa border crossing where CBP Agriculture Specialists inspect their cargo.
An agriculture specialist at Miami International Airport inspects flowers.
This Beagle finds an illegal food product that may contain pests harmful to U.S. agriculture.
An agriculture specialists looks for results of a test given to imported flowers.
CBP agriculture specialist inspects cocoa beans.
Gladiolus rust, Uromyces transversalis, on the leaves of cut Gladiolus flowers.
A CBP officer inspects food cargo within a truck at Red Hook in Brooklyn, N.Y. (photo by Josh Denmark)
A CBP officer inspects a huge shipment of peppers arriving from Mexico through El Paso, Texas.
A long-horned beetle, Rhytidodera bowringii, discovered in a container of granite counter tops.
CBP Agriculture Specialist finds a pest potentially dangerous to American crops.