Exotic Pest Reporting
Department of Agriculture
Plant Protection Laws and Regulations Economic Fact Sheet
Cooperative Extension Service
State Plant Regulatory OfficialHelmuth Rogg (503) 986-4662Serves 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 CoordinatorJake Bodart 503-986-4663Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
State Plant Health DirectorClinton Burfitt (503) 820-2746Directs 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
Mariah Davis 9718013283Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.
USDA Provides Additional $2.8 million to Support Grasshopper and Mormon Cricket Suppression in Western States
USDA Expands Market for U.S. Wheat: Adds Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to List of States that Can Export Wheat to Kenya
Invasive Spotted-Wing Drosophila May Now Be Controlled with Newly Discovered Biological Control Agent
CORRECTION: APHIS Requests Public Comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Grasshopper and Mormon Cricket Suppression Program
APHIS Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement for the National Fruit Fly Cooperative Control Program
APHIS Requests Public Comment Regarding Proposed Environmental Impact Statement for the Grasshopper and Mormon Cricket Suppression Program
USDA Asks People to Check Their Trees for Signs of the Asian Longhorned Beetle During the Month of August
Phytophthora community structure analyses in Oregon nurseries inform systems approaches to disease management - Forest Service Research
APHIS Revises Phytophthora ramorum Domestic Quarantine Regulatory Requirements for Certain Host Nurseries