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NPB 101 – PPQ Training Modules

Webinar 1:  PPQ’s Mission, Vision, and Values:  The objective of this lesson is that viewers will be able to describe PPQ’s mission, vision, and values to a customer or new colleague.

Webinar 2:  PPQ’s Core Functional Areas:  The objective of this lesson is that viewers will be able to describe how PPQ is organized to carry […]

Unsolicited Seed Shipments

Unsolicited seed shipments

NPB Members are working closely with the USDA Animal & Plant Health Protection Service to investigate the delivery of unsolicited seed, apparently of foreign origin, to citizens across the country.  The type of seed in these packages is unknown, but could include noxious weed seeds, or may harbor plant diseases and pests, and […]

National Plant Board 2019, Kalispell, Montana

North Carolina

Southern Plant Board President
Phillip L Wilson
Mailing Address
North Carolina Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Plant Industry Division
1060 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1060
Physical Address
NCDA&CS Plant Industry Division
216 W. Jones St.
Raleigh, NC 27603
Web Site


Last updated: December 2018

Export Certification Working Group Minutes

Export Certification Working Group Minutes

Meeting Notes (attachments included):

June 2, 2021
March 3, 2021
November 4, 2020
March 4, 2020
August 21, 2019
May 8, 2019
May 9, 2018
November 15, 2017
August 26, 2017
February 15, 2017
November 16, 2016
August 17, 2016
May 11, 2016
February 17, 2016
March 18, 2015
October 8, 2014
July 22, 2014
June 11, 2014
February 12, 2014
July 10, 2013
May 15, 2013
February 21, 2013
December 13, 2012
August 30, […]

committees 2

Japanese Beetle Regulatory Treatment Review Committee
Japanese Beetle Survey Committee
NPB Stone Fruits Certification Committee
Imported Fire Ant Committee

Japanese Beetle Regulatory Treatment Review Committee
Dr. Phillip Lewis
Regulatory Treatments Program Coordinator
1398 W. Truck Rd
Buzzards Bay, MA 02542
phone: 508-563-0914
fax: 508-563-0903
Nursery Industry Representative:
Craig Regelbrugge
1250 I Street
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
phone: 202-789-2900
fax: 202-789-1893
Category 1 State Representatives:
Robert […]

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.

(Click here for a list of past National […]

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

National Potato Council, November 28/29, 2018
Grain Work Group, July 12, 2018
Grain Work Group, July 5, 2018
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 […]

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