Departmental News

USDA Seeks the Public’s Help to Stop Invasive ‘Hungry Pests’

USDA-APHIS has identified 18 “Hungry Pests” as some of the most destructive invasive species that people can unknowingly spread in things they move, pack, and bring home from vacations.

New York Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program Announces Next Steps 2015

New York is one of the few states that has successfully eradicated ALB in some counties. This article from USDA-APHIS outlines their continued efforts in 2015- including quarantines, visual surveys of trees, the removal of infested and high risk host trees, and the application of pesticides.