2025 Approved Methods for National Priority Pests

The National Priority Pest List represents the national priorities for the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) program, Plant Protection Act 7721 (PPA 7721) Goal 1 National priority Surveys, and PPQ Pest Detection surveys.

This table is updated annually and may be modified throughout the year.

PPQ provides the following support for National Priority Pests:

  1. Detailed information about the pests
  2. Survey supplies where appropriate
  3. The approved methods found below

You can also search for approved traps and lures using this table.

Do you need to identify targets for bundled surveys?

Use the Host Matrix

Do you need guidance on including former priority pests in your survey?

Use the Former Priority Pest List