CAPS (Cooperative Agricultural Pest Surveys) Infrastructure

Grants and Contracts Details


The entry of all survey data from cooperative agreements involving pest surveys into NAPIS or another APHIS-approved database such as IPHIS. „h The entry of exotic pest survey data if provided from other sources (such as U.S. Forest Service, State Departments of Agriculture, the University of Kentucky, USDA APHIS PPQ, and other qualified survey programs) into NAPIS or another APHIS-approved database. „h Education of the general public and relevant industry professionals in Kentucky through outreach events which will inform citizens about the threat from invasive pests, signs and symptoms of various pests, and what they can do to slow the spread of pests and assist with pest detection. „h The distribution of educational materials provided by the USDA on exotic pests of importance. „h An updated Kentucky CAPS website ( and Kentucky Office of the State Entomologist Facebook page. „h Attendance at regional and national CAPS meetings, Southern Plant Board, Horticulture Inspection Society meetings, Annual Gypsy Moth Review, and/or other relevant trainings and meetings.
Effective start/end date1/1/2112/31/21


  • Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service: $38,480.00


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