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Plant Health and Pest Management

The VT Agency of Agriculture's Vector Surveillance Program is part of the agency's Environmental Surveillance Program (ESP). The ESP conducts statewide environmental surveillance as it relates to public health associated with agriculture and plant industry in the state of Vermont. 

Contact: Patti Casey, Environmental Surveillance Program Manager, Office: 828-3473, Cell: 522-6858

  • The Vector Surveillance Program tracks vector (disease-carrying) populations of mosquitoes and ticks statewide through several programs.

Contact: Eliza Doncaster, Vector Management Coordinator, Cell: 505-5343


Plant Health Section

The Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets' Plant Health Section has the following responsibilities:

 2022 Plant Health Report

Contact: ​​

​Emilie Inoue, Plant Health Section Chief

Judy Rosovsky, State Entomologist

Ben Dillner, State Survey Coordinator