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) 564-6698

    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

    Galford, Shayne (402) 434-2646

    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

    Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.


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CAPS 2018 Survey Targets   
Common Name Scientific Name Destinations
Bacterial leaf streak Xanthomonas vasicola pv. vasculorum 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
Java downy mildew Peronosclerospora maydis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Late wilt of corn Harpophora maydis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Mexican corn cyst nematode Punctodera chalcoensis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Philippine downy mildew Peronosclerospora philippinensis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps