USDA to Invest $70 Million in Plant Pest and Disease Defense

In Conclusion

The USDA’s investment of $70 million in plant pest and disease defense is a crucial step in protecting the agricultural and natural resources industries from the threats posed by the box tree moth and sudden oak death. By focusing on early detection, surveillance, and outreach, the USDA aims to prevent the spread of these pests and diseases and safeguard the health of trees and plants. This investment highlights the importance of proactive measures in maintaining the resilience and sustainability of our plant life.