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October 20, 2015 - 10:33 -- astrickhouser
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The PLANT QUARANTINE ACT establishes the FEDERAL HORTICULTURAL BOARD (FHB) in the Department of Agriculture and authorizes plant quarantines. Uniformed FHB Inspectors are co-located at the major ports of entry with Customs, Immigration, and Public Health Service Inspectors. The FHB becomes part of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) in 1972.

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Sunday, December 31, 1911 - 19:00
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Inspection force of the Federal Horticultural Board at Seattle, Wash.