Plants & Insects


Program activities in the Division of Plant Industries include:

  • Consumer protection through registration and regulation of Commercial Feed & Fertilizer and Soil & Plant Amendments.
  • Assist with export of Idaho commodities through export and phytosanitary certification and the grading of hops.
  • Protection from exotic pests and disease through trapping, field inspection, and eradication programs.
  • Control of outbreaks of Mormon crickets and grasshoppers affecting agricultural landowners.
  • Protection of consumers and horticultural production through licensing and inspection of nurseries.
  • Prevention, control, and eradication of noxious weeds and invasive species.