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Department of Agriculture
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  • State Plant Regulatory Official

    Wamsley, Colin (573) 751-5505

    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

    LeDoux, Douglas (573) 522-9948

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

    Brown, Mike (573) 893-6833

    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

    Pierce, Christopher (573) 893-6833
    Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.


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CAPS 2016 Survey Targets   
Common Name Scientific Name Destinations
Emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
European hardwood Ambrosia beetle Trypodendron domesticum Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
European oak bark beetle Scolytus intricatus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Oak Ambrosia beetle Platypus quercivorus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Pine shoot beetle Tomicus piniperda Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Redbay Ambrosia beetle Xyleborus glabratus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps