Regional Resolutions: CPB EPB SPB WPB


Annual Meeting, Richmond, Virgina

  1. Appreciation to Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Office of Plant Industry Services
  2. Support for Effective & Timely Communication
  3. Streamlining Reporting on Cooperative Agreements
  4. Continuance of the National Honey Bee Survey


Annual Meeting, Raleigh, North Carolina

  1. Appreciation to the Plant Industry Division, North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
  2. Support for National CAPS Meeting
  3. Coordination of State and Federal Pest Risk Assessment Processes


Annual Meeting, Greenville, South Carolina

1. Appreciation to the Department of Plant Industry, Clemson University
2. National Firewood Policy
3. Black Stem Rust Regulation
4. Support Of The Citrus Health Response Program (CHRP)
5. Light Brown Apple Moth
6. National Survey, Honey Bee Imports, And Pests And Pathogens

Letters of Support:



Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN

Resolution Cover Letter
2. Phytosanitary Fee Collection by States
3. Honey Bee Imports
4. National Honeybee Pest Survey & Quick Methods for Pest Identification

Letters of Support:


Annual Meeting, Lexington Kentucky

  1. Resolutions 1-7


Annual Meeting, Savannah, Georgia

  1. Appreciation of the Georgia Department of Agriculture
  2. Addressing USDA-ARS and Aphis Response to Bee Pest Introductions
  3. Request to Fully Fund the Gypsy Moth Slow-the-Spread Program
  4. Operational Review of the European Pre-Clearance Program
  5. Funding for Exotic Plant Pest Programs
  6. Imported Fire Ants in Pine Straw
  7. Increased Inspections at Ports Of Entry And Offshore Pest Mitigation
  8. Enhanced Funding of the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (Caps) Program Based on State-Level Pest Introduction Risk Analysis
  9. Tropical Soda Apple
  10. Diagnostic and Taxonomic Support for Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS)


Annual Meeting, St. Augustine, Florida

  1. Appreciation of the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
  2. Soybean Rust Program Oversight
  3. United States Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection Vacant Positions at Ports of Entry
  4. Pine Shoot Beetle Program Review
  5. Emerald Ash Borer
  6. Emerging Plant Pests and Pest Detection
  7. National Honey Bee Certification
  8. Honey Bee Pest and Disease Research


Annual Meeting, Williamsburg, Virginia

  1. Appreciation of The Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
  2. Phytophthora ramorum (Sudden Oak Death)
  3. Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2 Control Program
  4. Tropical Soda Apple
  5. ARS Systematic Research Programs
  6. Emerald Ash Borer
  7. Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication

Last Modified: May 20, 2015