South Dakota
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Department of Agriculture
Plant Protection Laws and Regulations Economic Fact Sheet
Cooperative Extension Service
  • State Plant Regulatory Official

    Gere, Tom (605) 773-4432

    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

    Anderson, Dale (605) 773-6389

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

    Hirsch, Dave (701) 355-3361

    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

    Buntrock, Greg (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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CAPS 2018 Survey Targets   
Common Name Scientific Name Destinations
Egyptian cottonworm Spodoptera littoralis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Old World bollworm Helicoverpa armigera Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Pine processionary moth Thaumetopoea pityocampa Pest Info
Pine-tree lappet Dendrolimus pini Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Rosy moth Lymantria mathura Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Scots pine blister rust Cronartium flaccidum Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Siberian silk moth Dendrolimus sibiricus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Silver Y moth Autographa gamma Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Velvet longhorned beetle Trichoferus campestris Pest Info | NAPIS Maps