APHIS protects the United States agricultural interests related to non-native plants, animals, insects and diseases as well as monitoring and managing existing agricultural pests and diseases. The list comprises a large set of the pests and diseases USDA regulates, monitors, or manages.
The International organisation for Biological Control (IOBC) promotes environmentally safe methods of pest and disease control. It is a voluntary organisation of biological-control workers. Includes regional sections and working groups, and puts out publications.
The four regional centers, funded by the USDA, National Institute of Agriculture, use Integrated Pest Management (IPM) principles as an approach to manage pests safely and economically. Includes project reports.
The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) is connected with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) that aims to secure coordinated, effective action to prevent and to control the introduction and spread of pests of plants and plant products.
NPIC provides objective, science-based information about pesticides and pesticide-related topics to enable people to make informed decisions. NPIC is a cooperative agreement between Oregon State University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.