NPB Members’ Web Sites
Link to the web sites of individual NPB members. Many sites contain staff contacts,
state quarantines, laws, regulations, shipping requirements, etc.

NPB Members Only Page, Password Required


AmericanHort
The consolidation of the ANLA and OFA

APS
The American Phytopathological Society

ASTA
The American Seed Trade Association

AIA
Apiary Inspectors of America

Canadian Food Inspection Agency
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is a public agency reporting to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food. The Agency is responsible for food and fish inspection and animal and plant health activities at the federal level.

CAPS
Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey

Code of Federal Regulations

COSDA
Communication Officers of State Departments of Agriculture

CPHST
USDA APHIS PPQ Center for Plant Health Science and Technology

DHS CPB
United States Customs and Border Protection

ESA
The Entomological Society of America

FAO
The Food and Agriculture Organization is the largest autonomous agency within the United Nations system. It was founded i with a mandate to raise levels of nutrition and standards of living, to improve agricultural productivity, and to better the condition of rural populations.

GM STS
Gypsy Moth Slow the Spread Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization established for the purpose of aiding
in the implementation of the USDA National Slow the Spread of the Gypsy Moth Project.

HIS
The Horticultural Inspectors Society is an organization of State Plant Inspectors whose individual chapters meet once a year to discuss and exchange ideas relating to plant protection inspections and regulatory activities. Each chapter reports to an affiliated regional plant board. H.I.S. meetings provide state inspectors an opportunity to discuss plant pest concerns within their individual states and share new discoveries with others.

Interstate Pest Control Compact (IPCC)
The Pest Control Compact was formed in 1968 with the assistance of the Council of State Governments. It serves to remedy funding restraints, bridge the jurisdictional gaps that exist among federal and state governments and more adequately address the realities of dynamic plant pest infestations or outbreaks.  Through contractual agreements, the Compact allows individual states to contribute to plant pest control, suppression, or eradication beyond their state boundaries. (redirects to NASDA)

NALC
National Agricultural Law Center
Link to Industrial Hemp webinar October 13, 2015

NAPIS
The National Agricultural Pest Information System (NAPIS) which is the database for the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS)

NAPIS Pest Tracker

NAPPO
The North American Plant Protection Organization, is a regional plant protection organization of FAO comprising the National Plant Protection Organizations of Canada, the United States, and Mexico

NASDA
National Association of State Departments of Agriculture

NASF
The National Association of State Foresters

NGMMB
National Gypsy Moth Management Board

Regulations.gov
View and comment on regulations and other actions for Federal agencies.

SAF
Society of American Foresters

SANC
A Systems Approach to Nursery Certification

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Senate

USDA APHIS BRS
Biotechnology Regulatory Services of the Animal & Plant Health Inspection
Service regulates the field testing, movement, and importation of
genetically engineered organisms that are known to be, or could be
plant pests.

USDA APHIS PPQ
United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine
safeguards agriculture and natural resources from the risks associated with the entry,
establishment, or spread of animal and plant pests and noxious weeds.

U.S. Code Title 7

PPQ Contact List for NPB (January 2016)

USDA ARS
United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

USDA Forest Service
The Forest Service is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Forest Service manages public lands in
national forests and grasslands.

WSSA
The Weed Science Society of America

Last Modified: December 30, 2016