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Sudden Oak Death pathogen found in Illinois

04 Jul 2019 11:19 AM | Richard Pouzar (Administrator)

Several Walmart locations and one HyVee location have been found to be selling plants containing the pathogen for the Sudden Oak Death disease.  Fortunately, the Illinois Department of Agriculture has responded quickly to contain any spread.  The Walmart in Freeport was one of those named.  Here is the ILDOA press release.

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