APHIS-PPQ safeguards agriculture and natural resources from the entry, establishment, and spread of animal and plant pests and noxious weeds into the United States of America; and supports trade and exports of U.S. agricultural products.
Plant Protection and Quarantine, as the world’s leading Plant Protection Organization, is recognized for its:
in ensuring sustainable agricultural practices and an abundant, high-quality and varied food supply that strengthens the marketability of U.S. agriculture in domestic and international commerce. PPQ’s meaningful and measureable investments in its employees make PPQ a model employer of choice.
View Plant Protection and Quarantine’s Road Map to 2015 in PDF format.
View Plant Protection and Quarantine’s Integrated Data Services Strategic Plan to 2015 in PDF format.
View Plant Protection and Quarantine's Civil Rights Strategic Plan for fiscal years
2006-2009 in PDF format.
Click to view organizational charts of PPQ and to view the different programs of PPQ and regions their presence can be found in.
Information about the Center for Plant Health Science and Technology including science programs, laboratory information, and science links.