USDA Permits

This course covers USDA permits for plant pests, soils, and veterinary services.

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USDA Permits discusses the import, transit, and release of regulated: plants pests, plant pathogens, plants, and plant products; soils; and animal pathogens, animal products, and etiologic agents.

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Language Availability: English

Suggested Audiences: Researchers Importing and/or Transporting Regulated and Unregulated Animal Pathogens or Products, Researchers Importing and/or Transporting Regulated and Unregulated Etiologic Agents and/or Soils, Researchers Importing and/or Transporting Regulated and Unregulated Plants and Plant Pests or Pathogens

Organizational Subscription Price: Included in Biosafety and Biosecurity series, available as part of an organizational subscription package or for $675 per year/per site as a subscription add-on for government and non-profit organizations; $750 per year/per site as a subscription add-on for for-profit organizations
Independent Learner Price: $110 per person

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Course Content

USDA Permits: Plant Pest

Introduces the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) plant permits. It provides basic information about PPQ import and transport permits for plant pests, plant pathogens, plants, and plant products. It also discusses the requirements and best practices to apply for a PPQ permit, as well as what to expect during a PPQ inspection.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 17256 (English)
Author(s): Betsy Matos, PhD, MPH - Iowa State University; Steven Ziegenfuss, BSc - Iowa State University

USDA Permits: Soils

Serves as an overview of the different U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) soil permits. It provides learners with basic information on when and why soil permits are required for research purposes, as well as who is required to have them.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 17257 (English)
Author(s): Betsy Matos, PhD, MPH - Iowa State University; Steven Ziegenfuss, BSc - Iowa State University

USDA Permits: Veterinary Services (VS)

Introduces the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) Veterinary Services (VS) permits. It provides basic knowledge about VS import and transport permits for animal pathogens, animal products, and etiologic agents. It also discusses the requirements to apply for a permit.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 17258 (English)
Author(s): Betsy Matos, PhD, MPH - Iowa State University; Steven Ziegenfuss, BSc - Iowa State University


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