Network Partners


Link to Extension Disaster Education Network Site
Extension Disaster Education Network
Link to Minor Use Animal Drug Program Site
Minor Use Animal Drug Program
Link to NAHLN website
National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN)
Link to NIPMCC Site
National IPM Coordinating Committee
Link to National Plant Diagnostic Network Site
National Plant Diagnostic Network
Link to Regional IPM Centers Site
Regional IPM Centers
Link to Specialty Crop Pest Management Program (IR-4) Site
Specialty Crop Pest Management Program (IR-4)


Project Director

Martin Draper

Project Co-Directors

Project Team

Link to USDA NIFA site

USDA NIFA provides leadership and funding for programs that advance agriculture-related sciences through an integrated approach that ensures that new knowledge and technologies reach the people who can put them into practice. NIFA provides leadership to and administers agricultural biosecurity and tactical science program funding to its land-grant university partner institutions.

USDA NIFA identified the agency's tactical science programs and called upon land-grant university stakeholders to seek a shared vision for these vital programs that protect the nation's food and agricultural system.

Click the links below for details from the agency's website:

NIFA's Agricultural Biosecurity Programs

“Calls to Conversation—Biosecurity to Protect America’s Food and Agricultural System”

“Tactical Science Continuing the Commitment”