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PPQ Program Overview

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.

Organizational Structure


Strategic Plans



PPQ and NPB Strategic Alliance
Together, PPQ and the NPB work to utilize our respective federal and state authorities, assets, and expertise to safeguard plant health and enable safe trade. The Strategic Alliance documents the nature of the PPQ-NPB relationship and the top priorities to be pursued by the two organizations in 2015.

Safeguarding System Review
A comprehensive stakeholder review of and recommendations to improve PPQ’s safeguarding system.

PPQ Deputy Administrator’s Safeguarding Award
This award recognizes initiatives and innovations that make significant contributions to furthering the goal of safeguarding American agriculture and plant resources.

Recruitment and Outreach Activities


Contact Information


(PPQ) IT Inventory 



Additional Information