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After finding apple maggot in the southeastern corner of Lincoln County, the Washington State Department of Agriculture has expanded its quarantine area to include the area.

The quarantine prohibits the movement of homegrown or foraged fruit from the quarantined area into a pest-free area.

WSDA held public meetings as part of the process of changing the boundaries and mailed postcards to residents

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