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Miscellaneous Agricultural Products

Always Declare Agricultural Items

Ask an Agricultural Specialist

  • Declare all miscellaneous agricultural products.  These items may be prohibited depending upon country of origin due to harmful pests and diseases.
    • birdseed
    • wood products or handicrafts
    • grains
    • nuts
    • cottonseed
    • dried ornamental matter used to make decorative items for indoor use
  • Due to pests and diseases found in the above items, they may be prohibited depending upon country of origin.
  • Prohibited – rice, soybeans and Cicer species (chickpeas), and safflower seeds are prohibited where Kharpra beeltes are found. Countries include Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cyprus, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates. Read more... [ Adobe PDF Document ]

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