Plant and Animal Disease, Pest Control, and Animal Care

To protect U.S.

agriculture from economically injurious plant and animal diseases and pests, ensure the safety and potency of veterinary biologic, and ensure the humane treatment of animals.


Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

The National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) is designed to provide local, State, and national information on animal disease problems throughout the United States.

The National Plant Pest Survey and Detection Program (NAPPSD) coordinates and standardizes a nationwide survey and detection system for exotic and endemic plant pests of agricultural importance.


Agency - Department of Agriculture

Established in 1862, the Department of Agriculture serves all Americans through anti-hunger efforts, stewardship of nearly 200 million acres of national forest and rangelands, and through product safety and conservation efforts. The USDA opens markets for American farmers and ranchers and provides food for needy people around the world.

Office - Consult Appendix IV of the Catalog for addresses of regional offices of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Miccosukee Corporation $ 5,000   2020-09-282021-09-27
Alaska Native Rural Veterinary, Inc. $ 5,000   2020-09-272021-09-26
National Academy Of Sciences $ 10,000   2020-09-272021-09-26
National Academy Of Sciences $ 10,000   2020-09-272021-09-26
Weed Science Society Of America $ 180,000   2019-09-232021-09-22
Native Healing Llc $ 5,000   2020-09-192021-09-18
North Carolina Department Of Agriculture & Consumer Services $ 20,000   2020-09-012021-08-31
United States Animal Health Association $ 48,000   2020-07-012021-06-30
Fort Valley State University $ 228,200   2020-04-012021-03-31
University Of Texas At Tyler, The $ 19,143   2020-05-152020-12-31



Program Accomplishments

Selected examples of progress: Brucellosis class free status States, FY 05 51, FY 06 est 50, FY 06 est 51; Tuberculosis-accredited free States, FY 05 51, FY 06 est 47, FY 07 est 47.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Conduct surveys, inspections to detect and appraise infestations, eradication and control activities, and carry out regulatory actions to prevent interstate spread of infestations and diseases.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Foreign, State, local, and U.S.

Territorial government agencies, nonprofit institutions of higher education, and nonprofit associations or organizations requirin