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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 2018 Survey Targets   
Common Name Scientific Name Destinations
Black fir sawyer Monochamus urussovii Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Black spruce beetle Tetropium castaneum Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Brown spruce longhorned beetle Tetropium fuscum Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Goldspotted oak borer Agrilus auroguttatus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Japanese pine sawyer Monochamus alternatus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Large pine weevil Hylobius abietis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Oak splendour beetle Agrilus biguttatus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Velvet longhorned beetle Trichoferus campestris Pest Info | NAPIS Maps