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Plant Protection Today - Archives

April 28, 2022
APHIS Turns 50—and PPQ Turns 48!
50 Years of Protecting the Health and Value of America’s Agricultural and Natural Resources
April 27, 2022
PPQ’s Phoenix Station Develops Technologies for Program Pests
Finding, Testing, and Developing Better and Greener Integrated Pest Management Methods
March 31, 2022
PPQ’s Texas Lab Battles Invasive Pests with Science and Technology
Working Tirelessly to Develop Pest Detection and Management Methods
February 24, 2022
How PPQ Protects Pollinator Health
Pollinators Benefit Our Health and Environment
February 22, 2022
PPQ's Plant Pest Risk Analysis Ensures Science-Based Decision Making
Learn About a Global Leader in Plant Health Risk Analysis
January 31, 2022
PPQ-Trained Detector Dogs Track Down Lanternflies and Beetles
In North Carolina and Oregon, Detector Dogs Demonstrate Their Value
January 26, 2022
PPQ Lab Develops Tech for Imported Commodities, Inspections, and Pest Management
How Science and Technology Makes Trade Safer
December 15, 2021
USDA Lab Develops and Shares Powerful Pest ID Tools
Identifying Harmful Pests Helps Protect U.S. Agriculture and Natural Resources
October 28, 2021
PoPS: The Data-Driven Decision-Making Tool
Turning Data into Insights
October 28, 2021
This USDA Lab Detects the Invisible
Protecting American Agriculture at the Molecular Level
October 28, 2021
PPQ Deploys a High-Tech Tool to Keep Ralstonia Out of the U.S.
Using Advanced Technology to Detect Harmful Pathogens
September 30, 2021
How Our Scientific Support Lab Strengthens Domestic and Emergency Programs
This Cross-Cutting Scientific Team Taps the Full Range of Our Scientific Expertise
August 26, 2021
Inside the Fascinating World of PPQ’s Forest Pest Methods Laboratory
PPQ’s Staff Delivers Cutting-Edge Work to Safeguard Agriculture and Facilitate Trade
July 22, 2021
PPQ Scientists Evaluate Wasp’s Ability to Detect and Attack the Asian Longhorned Beetle
Native Stingless Wasp May Benefit ALB Eradication Efforts
June 29, 2021
PPQ Expands Its Detector Dog Team
A Dog’s Nose Becomes a High-Tech Tool for Plant Protection
May 26, 2021
North America Shines Green to Promote Plant Health
Plant Protection Unity Spans a Continent
April 19, 2021
Using Biological Control to Protect Trees and Forest Health
Stingless Wasps Defend Ash Trees and Battle the Emerald Ash Borer
March 24, 2021
Explore USDA’s Plant Protection Interactive Maps
See How Data Comes Alive with GIS Technology
February 26, 2021
Using Data to Tackle the Dangerous Mail Pest Pathway
Data Analytics also Have a Nose for Prohibited Ag Products
February 26, 2021
USDA Clarifies Rules for Buying and Selling Seeds and Plants Online From Other Countries
New Resources for Online Buyers and Sellers
January 28, 2021
How 3 Nations Protect Plant Health Across a Continent
December 28, 2020
During the Pandemic, PPQ Innovates to Deliver Its Mission
Plant Protection Remains Strong
October 30, 2020
Tracking the Elusive Asian Giant Hornet
PPQ Shares Cutting-Edge Methods with State Partner
September 30, 2020
The Offshore Greenhouse Certification Program
How PPQ is Facilitating the Safe Trade of Plant Cuttings
August 27, 2020
Protecting U.S. Specialty Crops From a Dangerous Disease
PPQ Eradicates Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2 from U.S. Greenhouses
July 31, 2020
Multi-Agency Team Acts Fast to Protect U.S. Agriculture
PPQ Announces 2019 Deputy Administrator’s Safeguarding Award Recipients
June 29, 2020
Data-Driven Safeguarding
How PPQ is Using Big Data to Protect American Agriculture
May 28, 2020
In Trade Negotiations, Plant Health Issues Get Technical
PPQ Plays a Pivotal Role in U.S.-China Trade Deal
May 27, 2020
Reducing the Pest Risk of Sea Containers
PPQ Helps Advance the North American Sea Container Initiative
April 28, 2020
Cultivating a New Approach to Seed Health
How PPQ Is Helping to Facilitate Healthy Seed Trade
March 27, 2020
The Global ePhyto Solution Goes Mainstream
Makes Trade Safer, Fairer, and More Fraud-Resistant
February 25, 2020
A Pox on Our Stone Fruit—No More!
How PPQ and Our Partners Eradicated Plum Pox Virus
January 28, 2020
2020: The Year Plant Health Awareness Goes Global!
Be a Champion for Plant Health
January 28, 2020
PPQ’s Safeguarding Continuum
This is How We Safeguard America’s Crops and Forests
August 19, 2019
Eradicating a Tree Killer
PPQ Closes in on the Asian Longhorned Beetle
August 8, 2018
Combatting Navel Orangeworm
PPQ Delivers Sterile Insects to Help Protect California Tree Nuts
July 3, 2018
Helping Hurricane-Ravaged Dominica
PPQ Delivers Tiny Wasps to Combat Spiking Asian Citrus Psyllid Populations
October 20, 2017
Meet PPQ’s Plant Health Guardians in the Sky
PPQ Explores the Tantalizing Promise of Unmanned Aircraft Systems
August 15, 2017
Smarter Inspections, Stronger Safeguarding
How PPQ is Using Risk-Based Sampling to Optimize U.S. Port Inspections
June 22, 2017
Bringing Bonsai to Washington, DC
The Art and Science of Importing Ancient Living Masterpieces
March 31, 2017
Agriculture's Best Friend
New K-9 Initiative Could Transform Pest Surveys
March 31, 2017
Beetles and Flies and Moths, Oh My!
PPQ Redefines Pest Identification with New Digital Tools
March 31, 2017
The Global ePhyto Hub
Making Agricultural Trade Flow Smoother, Safer, and Cheaper
March 30, 2017
Clearing the Way
PPQ Helps U.S. Exporters Reach Top-Priority Markets Abroad
March 19, 2017
No Free Rides
Stopping Asian Gypsy Moth from Hitchhiking to North America

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