Contact Information

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

    Vogel, Jeff (785) 862-2180

    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

    Ramonda, Laurinda (785) 296-1050

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

    Scott, Stacy (970) 494-7577

    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

    Stiers, Erin (785) 270-1382
    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
Asian Gypsy Moth Lymantria dispar asiatica Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Cochlicellid Snails Cochlicella spp. Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Cotton Cutworm Spodoptera litura Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Cucurbit Beetle Diabrotica speciosa Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Egyptian Cottonworm Spodoptera littoralis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Helicid Snail Cernuella cisalpina Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Hokkaido Gypsy Moth Lymantria umbrosa Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Horse Thistle Onopordum acaulon Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Hygromiid Snails Monacha spp. Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Japanese Gypsy Moth Lymantria dispar japonica Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Leatherleaf Slugs Veronicella spp. Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Maritime Garden Snail Cernuella virgata Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Okinawa Gypsy Moth Lymantria albescens Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Old World Bollworm Helicoverpa armigera Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Red Imported Fire Ant (IFA) Solenopsis invicta Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Silver Y Moth Autographa gamma Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
White-winged Gypsy Moth Lymantria postalba Pest Info | NAPIS Maps