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1 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine National Clean Plant Network (NCPN) NCPN - Fruit Tree Annual Business Meeting Prosser, WA >>> Feb. 25, 2011 February 2011 Erich S. Rudyj Horticulturist and Program Coordinator National Clean Plant Network (NCPN)

2 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN General Program Overview and Update February 2011

3 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 Sec National Clean Plant Network – Program Background FARM BILL 2008 February 2011 Establishment - USDA shall establish ‘Nat’l Clean Plant Network’ for pathogen diagnosis and elimination Products - Clean plant material made available to States for certification programs; and to private nurseries/producers Consultation - Consult w/State Depts. of Agric. and Universities; governance Cooperation - Use existing Federal/State clean plant centers Funding - $5m/yr. x 4 years ($20m total) till expended

4 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine What is the National Clean Plant Network (NCPN) Mission NCPN Mission The NCPN provides high quality asexually propagated plant material free of targeted plant pathogens and pests that cause economic loss to protect the environment and ensure the global competitiveness of specialty crop producers. February 2011

5 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine Key NCPN Principle NCPN identifies and supports a small but appropriate number of stakeholder selected, nationally focused clean plant centers that serve as centralized, cost effective ‘HUBS’ to diagnose and ‘clean’ material and provide starter material to industry and the States IMPORTANT February 2011

6 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN Program History February 2011

7 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN – A Brief History > Existing U.S. Clean Plant Programs met at UC-Davis in 2005 to Discuss Early NCPN goals –Establish Regional Clean Plant Centers –Initially focus on fruit crops –Secure Sustainable Funding NCPN Steering Committee formed in 2006 –Identify and draft initial NCPN goals/objectives –Report on history of existing clean plant programs –Propose national workshop with a broader audience NCPN Workshop – May 2007 –Discuss/refine goals and objectives –Draft Mission and Vision Statements –Draft a Strategic Plan NCPN Implementation 2008 –NCPN ‘Federal’ MOU Drafted –Farm Bill 2008 –Stop-Gap Agency Funding Sources NCPN Governance Formation –Farm Bill Funding Available –Core Working Group and Tier 1 National Body –Tier 2 Commodity Bodies Chartered Grapes (Table, Juice, Raisins, and Wine) Tree Fruits (Pomes and Stone Fruits) NCPN General Meeting – March 2009 –National Governance Body Roll-Out –Develop and Ratify a Business Plan –NCPN Cooperative Agreement Funding Program Announced February 2011

8 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN MOU Lays NCPN Foundation at Federal Level –Program Goals and Governance –3 Agency Partners >>> APHIS / ARS / NIFA (formerly CSREES) Suggests Direction for Crop Specific Programs –Fruit Trees, Grapes, Citrus, Berries, Hops, others Signed at NCPN General Meeting –US Nat’l Arboretum –March 26, 2009 Dr. Meryl Broussard, NIFA Mr. Kevin Shea, APHIS Dr. Edward Knipling, ARS February 2011

9 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN – A Brief History > (continued) NCPN Cooperative Agreements Program Initiated –Competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) Issued June 2009 –Proposals Received, Reviewed and Funded Sept –$3.1 million total provided to 5 stakeholder clean plant centers NCPN Governance Formation New –3 NEW Tier 2 Commodity Bodies Forming Citrus (Fresh Fruit, Juicing, Ornamentals) Hops Berries (Strawberries, Blueberries and Cranberries, Bramble Fruit, others) NCPN 3 rd General Stakeholders Meeting 2010 –Davis, California >>> May 11-13, 2010 –Long-Term Center Sustainability –Education / Outreach Program –Opportunity for Stakeholders to Discuss RFA NCPN Cooperative Agreements Program Continued –Competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) Issued April 22 nd 2010 –Proposals Received, Reviewed and Funded Sept –$5.6 million total provided to 16 stakeholder clean plant centers located in 13 States –Supported Specialty Crops include: Fruit Trees Grapes Citrus Berries Hops NCPN Education/Outreach Group –NEW – Forming in FY 2011 Propose an Education/Outreach Program February 2011 BREAKING NEWS

10 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN Governance Structure – Overview February 2011

11 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine APHIS ARS CSREES NCPN Governing Board Tier 1 FRUIT TREE Governing Body 2009 GRAPES Governing Body 2009 Tier 2 NCPN Governance – January Agency Federal Core Working Group CITRUS Gov. Body Member Governing Board February 2011 NCPN Coordinator and Admin Support Others Pending 2011/2012 Funding Obligation Funding Decisions Funding Coordination Proposals Cooperators Submitting Proposals HOPS Gov. Body 2010 BERRIES Gov. Body 2010 Education/Outreach Working Group New

12 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine Core Working Group – Tier 1  Murali Bandla (ex Officio) – APHIS  Robert Johnson – APHIS  Tom Bewick – CSREES  Gail Wisler - ARS NCPN Coordination / Support  Erich Rudyj – APHIS  Tammy Kolt - APHIS USDA Office of the Secretary  Karen Grillo – USDA/OSEC National Governing Body Tier 1  Ken Rauscher (ex Officio) – MI  Tom Wessels– WA  Wayne Dixon – FL  Joseph Postman – ARS  Bill Dickerson - APHIS NCPN Tier 1 Governance and Support February 2011

13 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN Recent Accomplishments FY 2010 February 2011

14 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN Accomplishments FY 2010 Support 2 Existing and Build 3 New Specialty Crop Networks –Fruit Trees, Grapes, Citrus, Berries, and Hops Review, Revise, and Issue the NCPN RFA for FY 2010 –Improve the Tier 2 Pre-Proposal Review Process –Strengthen Support for Ongoing NCPN Programs –Expand Support to New Specialty Crop Networks Initiate Certain NCPN ‘Critical Issues’; including –National (and Local) Education/Outreach Program NCPN Advocacy for the Nursery Certification Concept –Fruit Trees (and now Grapes, Berries, and Others) Begin to Discuss Clean Plant Center ‘Business’ Models –Long-Term Sustainability February 2011

15 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN Program Funding FY 2010 February 2011

16 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN Program Funding Update – FY 2010 February 2011 Proposals Submitted [By Specialty Crop] Amount Requested Percent of Total Requested Proposals Funded [By Specialty Crop] Amount Funded Percent of Total Funded Fruit Trees 3$ 1,356,87117%3$ 1,205,23222% Grapes8$ 3,753,99646%5$ 2,151,19438% Citrus7$ 1,954,23724%7$ 1,337,88924% Hops1$ 173,5352%1$ 146,1693% Berries3$ 812,70310%3$ 742,88713% Others1$ 123,0961%0$ -0-0% 23$ 8,174,438100%19$ 5,583,371100%

17 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN Supported Clean Centers Plant FY 2010 February 2011

18 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN Supported Clean Plant Centers – FY 2010     TAMU Fruit Trees Hops Grapes USDA at OSU Berries UC-Davis Fruit Trees Grapes UC-Riverside Citrus  U. AZ Citrus  WSU  MO State U. Grapes  LSU Citrus  U. AR Berries   Citrus Grapes  Citrus  Fruit Trees  Berries FAMU Auburn Clemson NCSU FL-Dept. Ag.  Cornell Grapes January 2011

19 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN Program Funding Update – FY 2010 FRUIT TREES Washington State University at Prosser > $799,484 –Fruit Trees >>> Diagnostics, Therapy, Foundation University of California at Davis > $270,920 –Fruit Trees Funding>>> Diagnostics, Therapy, Foundation Clemson University > $ 134,828 –Fruit Trees >>> Budwood Program / Foundation February 2011

20 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN Program Challenges – FY 2011/2012 February 2011

21 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN Program Challenges – FY 2011/201 2 Build Stronger Relations Among all NCPN Governing Entities and Stakeholders >>> The NCPN Tier 1/Tier 2 Leadership Team Identify and Address Emerging or Critical NCPN Policies and Procedures using the ‘Leadership Team’ Concept (e.g.) –FY 2011 National Leadership Workshop >>> Washington, DC area Advance the NCPN Education/Outreach Program Foster a Clean Plant Program Business Model with an integral Self Sustainability Component Advance Support for Nursery Clean Stock Certification Programs February 2011

22 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN Budget Challenges – FY 2011/2012 and Beyond February 2011

23 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN Budgetary Issues – FY 2011/201 2 FY Appropriation or Continuing Resolution? –Impact on Farm Bill Funding Availability –The Commodity Credit Corporation Statutory Language ‘Fix’ FY 2012 – The Presidents Budget? –Impact of Funding Request FY – The New Farm Bill? –Is the Statutory Authorizing Language Still Current? –Better Linkages to Sec d(1) Nursery Certification programs? FY 2019 and Beyond – Mandatory vs. Discretionary Funding? –Farm Bill vs. Agency Appropriations? February 2011 Discussion

24 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN Program Contact Information February 2011

25 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine NCPN Federal Website – ‘On-Line’ Updated: Dec. 1, 2010 Location: APHIS website February 2011

26 United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection and Quarantine For more information about NCPN: Erich S. Rudyj, Coordinator National Clean Plant Network (NCPN) USDA, APHIS, PPQ, PHP Accreditation, Certification, and Networking Services 4700 River Road, Unit 60, Room 4A Riverdale, Maryland Phone >>> (301) >>> or >>> February 2011


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