Nebraska
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  • State Plant Regulatory Official

    Julie Van Meter (402) 471-6847

    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

    Kate Kneeland (402) 471-6854

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

    Vacant

    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

    Greg Buntrock (605) 224-1713
    Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.
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Common Name Scientific Name Destinations
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Halyomorpha halys Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Cucurbit Beetle Diabrotica speciosa Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Egyptian Cottonworm Spodoptera littoralis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Great Spruce Bark Beetle Dendroctonus micans Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Large Pine Weevil Hylobius abietis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Needle Blight of Pine Pseudocercospora pini-densiflorae Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Old World Bollworm Helicoverpa armigera Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Pine Beauty Moth Panolis flammea Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Pine Shoot Beetle Tomicus destruens Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Rosy Moth Lymantria mathura Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Sakhalin Pine Sawyer Monochamus saltuarius Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Scots Pine Blister Rust Cronartium flaccidum Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Small White-marmorated Longhorned Beetle Monochamus sutor Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Spotted Wing Drosophila Drosophila suzukii Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Tomato Leaf Miner Tuta absoluta Pest Info | NAPIS Maps