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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
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Geospatial Products and Services

VS GIS professionals provide a broad range of mapping and analytical services to support the VS mission: protecting animal health in the United States.

Maps and spatial analyses provide support for many mission critical activities, such as:

  • Stamping out animal disease outbreaks
  • Identifying risk of disease introduction to agricultural animals
  • Determining best veterinary resources for plant and agricultural facility inspections
  • Publishing interactive reports (Story Maps) to share the outcomes of VS projects and activities with stakeholders and the public

Learn more about GIS in APHIS in this story map, 

NASS 2017 Census of Agriculture web mapping application

This web mapping application allows users to view geospatial data about major agricultural animal commodities from the NASS 2017 Census of Agriculture. These data include inventory of animals and number of operations at both the county and state levels within the United States. The application includes selection and query tools to work with the data in tabular and map formats.

Click here to access: NASS 2017 Census of Agriculture web mapping
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