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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
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Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Program

Under the Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Program, APHIS funds projects organized around specific goal areas that represent critical needs and opportunities to strengthen, prevent, detect, and mitigate invasive pests and diseases. The six strategic goal areas include:

  1. Enhancing plant pest and disease analysis and survey
  2. Targeting domestic inspection activities at vulnerable points in the safeguarding continuum
  3. Enhancing and strengthening pest identification and technology
  4. Safeguarding nursery production
  5. Conducting targeted outreach and education; and
  6. Enhancing mitigation and rapid response capabilities

Fiscal Year 2022 Open Period

The fiscal year (FY) 2022 open period for submitting suggestions to implement the Plant Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention Program will last seven weeks from June 7, 2021 through July 23, 2021.

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Resources for Suggestors

For your convenience, the FY 2021 spending plan is also included.

Suggestion Submission System

Help Session Webinar Schedule

Day Date Time Webinar Link Phone Number for Audio Only
Monday June 21 2:00-3:30 p.m.
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Phone number: 202-650-0123

Phone Conference ID: 767 784 628#
Tuesday July 13 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Eastern Time
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Phone number: 202-650-0123

Phone Conference ID: 380 094 617#
Monday July 19 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Eastern Time
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Phone number: 202-650-0123

Phone Conference ID: 954 048 719#
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