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Past Working Groups or Committees

In order to preserve that committee work has been completed on a certain topic, committee or working group titles are saved here. If a committee or working group resulted in a report, that report is also embedded within a link with each committee title.
Work Completed:
Pollinator Issues Workgroup

NAPPO Expert Work Groups

Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council, Government […]

Past Meetings Archive

The following are meetings held more than three years ago. Some meetings may contain links to agendas, minutes or announcements from NPB representatives who attended the meeting. NOTE: This is dated information. Some Website links may no longer be active and contact persons may no longer be available.

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Seed Potato Training – July 2017

Introduction to Potato Diseases Important for Seed Potato Certification (Amanda Gevens)
Responses to New Pathogen Introductions (Russel Groves)
International and Inter-regional Trade (Willem Schrage)
Seed Potato Certification in The United States (Willem Schrage)
Potato Grading and Defects (Amy Charkowski)
Potato Diseases on the Horizon (Amy Charkowski)
Canadian Seed Potato Certification Manual 
Case Studies (Amy Charkowski)

Archived Miscellaneous Meeting Notes, Minutes and Report Outs

Miscellaneous Meetings

Flag Smut US Status Conference Call June 25, 2015
NAPPO 2010 Meeting Notes  – October 18-22, 2010
WPB 2010 Meeting Tour (pdf ~2.3 MB)
2009 WANTED Posters (pdf ~1.7 MB)
Letter from the MA Flower Grower’s Association regarding CWR regulation, jpg ~400 KB(November 2009)
Continental Dialogue Meeting Summary – October 27-28, 2009
NASDA-APHIS Invasive […]

NPB-PPQ Face to Face March 24-25, 2009, Frederick, MD

Handouts (pdf ~300K)
PHIS Presentation (pdf ~186K)
Official Control Presentation (pdf ~200K)

NPB-PPQ Face to Face March 7-8, 2012, Riverdale, MD



IPPC Draft
IPHIS Usage Data
PPQ State to State Agreement
P. ramorum Advance Notification Questionnaire for SPROs
P. ramorum Advance Notification Questionnaire for Nurseries


PPQ Budget Outlook
Section 10201
ISPm Plants for Planting Standard
State Risk Assessment
CAPS Program
P. ramorum F.O. Review

Archived NPB-PPQ Leadership Team Conference Call Minutes

December 19, 2017
December 5, 2017
November 9, 2017
September 5, 2017
May 16, 2017
March 7, 2017
February, 21, 2017
January 17, 2017
December 20, 2016
November 15, 2016
September 20, 2016
July 31, 2016
August 16, 2016
May 17, 2016
May 3, 2016
March 15, 2016
March 1, 2016
January 19, 2016

Archived Eastern Plant Board Annual Meeting Minutes

2015 EPB Annual Meeting
2014 EPB Annual Meeting
2013 EPB Annual Meeting
2011 EPB Annual Meeting
2009 EPB Annual Meeting

Archived EPB Meeting Documents

2015 EPB Annual Meeting Proceedings (pdf, ~13 MB)
EPB State Reports – 2014 (pdf, ~7 MB)

2014 EPB Annual Meeting Proceedings (pdf, ~13 MB)
EPB State Reports – 2013 (pdf, ~7.5 MB)

2013 EPB Annual Meeting Proceedings (pdf, ~6 MB)
EPB State Reports – 2012 (pdf, ~2.0 MB)

2012 EPB Annual Meeting Proceedings (pdf, ~1.5 MB)

2011 EPB Annual Meeting Proceedings (pdf, ~1.5 […]

Cooperative Agreements Webinar Series


AgLearn Direct Link below:
Course Name: APHIS Cooperative Agreements Presentation Series (Course loaded in AgLearn; eAuth needed for access; AgLearn completion reports upon request)

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External Server

Each Module has its own separate link below:
Course Name: APHIS Cooperative Agreements Presentation Series (Course loaded on External Server, please provide link to external users; unable to track completion of […]