Drugs, thugs, and bugs on the U.S.-Mexico border

Drugs, thugs, and bugs on the U.S.-Mexico border

Discovering and diverted a pest from entering the U.S. at a U.S.-Mexico port of entry  has a far-reaching effect across the entire country.  Beagle dogs are used at the border to  sniff out pests and other problems in plants and animal products.

Open for business 24-7-365, bustling with activity at all hours, the Nogales Port of Entry on the Arizona-Mexico border is one of the busiest of the 330 ports countrywide - and the largest in farmed products imported from elsewhere.

The Yuma and Imperial low-desert areas bear the title of ‘Winter Vegetable Capital of the Nation’ and the Central Coast and Central Valley of California claim fame as the ‘Salad Bowl of the World.’

Nogales, Ariz. still gets the nod as the large

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