USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) makes sure that plans and capabilities are tested in advance, before an emergency. To protect agricultural health, APHIS is on the job 24 hours a day, 7 days a week working to defend America's animal and plant resources from agricultural pests and diseases.
Plant Health and Plant Pest Response
Multi-agency response to devastating citrus disease - One of the most serious citrus diseases in the world-Huanglongbing (HLB)-poses a very real and growing threat to citrus production in the United States.
APHIS provides national leadership and coordination for and crop biosecurity.
- It's up to each of us to leave Hungry Pests behind.
Animal Health Response
by disease and species
- USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture leads the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) - a collaborative multistate effort by extension services across the country to improve the delivery of services to citizens affected by disasters.