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Plant Protection and Quarantine: Recognizing Program Successes in 2015
- United States. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Plant Protection and Quarantine Programs
- APHIS 81 2016
- In many ways, 2015 was extraordinary for plant health protection. We had more new pest detections and saw higher numbers of pest outbreaks than in previous years, including the first-ever detection of old world bollworm in the continental United States and a record-setting 12 fruit fly outbreaks. The year 2015 was also an impressive year for agricultural trade. The value of U.S. agricultural exports exceeded the value of imports again, making the last 7 years the strongest period for American agricultural exports in the history of our country.
- 1 online resource (28 pages)
- U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
- USDA publications