Contact Information

State Department of Agriculture
Plant Protection Laws and Regulations Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey
Economic Fact Sheet
Cooperative Extension Service
  • State Plant Regulatory Official

    Marshall, Philip (317) 232-4120

    Serves on the National Plant Board, oversees state pest detection and regulatory activities and coordinates survey activities between government agencies, public and private organizations. Coordinates the state's initial emergency response if an exotic pest is detected.
  • State Survey Coordinator

    Bledsoe, Larry (765) 494-8324

    Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
  • State Plant Health Director

    Simon, Gary (765) 497-2859

    Directs federal APHIS-PPQ pest detection and regulatory activities in cooperation with state officials, and coordinate the initial PPQ emergency response if an exotic pest is detected in the state.
  • Pest Survey Specialist

    Mikula, Michelle (810) 844-2732
    Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.


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CAPS 2015 Survey Targets   
Common Name Scientific Name Destinations
Asiatic Witchweed (WW) Striga asiatica Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Bean Plataspid Megacopta cribraria Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Boxwood Blight; Leaf and Stem Blight Calonectria pseudonaviculata Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Brown Stripe Downy Mildew Sclerophthora rayssiae var. zeae Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Cotton Cutworm Spodoptera litura Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Egyptian Cottonworm Spodoptera littoralis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
European Hardwood Ambrosia Beetle Trypodendron domesticum Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
European Spruce Bark Beetle Ips typographus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Golden Twin Spot Moth Chrysodeixis chalcites Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Japanese Pine Sawyer Monochamus alternatus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Java Downy Mildew Peronosclerospora maydis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Mediterranean Pine Engraver Orthotomicus erosus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Oak Ambrosia Beetle Platypus quercivorus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Oak Splendour Beetle Agrilus biguttatus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Old World Bollworm Helicoverpa armigera Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Philippine Downy Mildew Peronosclerospora philippinensis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Ramorum Blight ; Sudden Oak Death Phytophthora ramorum Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Silver Y Moth Autographa gamma Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Sixtoothed Bark Beetle Ips sexdentatus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Sixtoothed Spruce Bark Beetle Pityogenes chalcographus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Summer Fruit Tortrix Moth Adoxophyes orana Pest Info | NAPIS Maps