CBP agricultural specialists have extensive training and experience in agricultural and biological inspection. Their historic mission of preventing the introduction of harmful pests into the United States provides CBP with the expertise to recognize and prevent the entry of organisms that could be used for biological warfare or terrorism.
National Agriculture Release Program (NARP) -
01/20/2012 NARP provides a methodology for evaluating high-volume agriculture imports that are low-risk for the introduction of plant pests and plant diseases into the United States.
Wood Packaging Materials (WPM) -
04/27/2012 CBP policies for implementation of new USDA regulation concerning importations of wood packaging materials.