The PPB provides scientific input on public policy issues to the society's officers, federal policy makers, and agency personnel and works with other scientific organizations and coalitions to increase the awareness of the science of plant pathology.
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Is there specific legislation that concerns you? What policy issues do you believe we should be addressing? PPB invites your input and participation. Contact the PPB Board with your ideas.
The APS Public Policy Board’s DC Representative Kellye Eversole has created a new hub for her perspectives and updates on the latest global public policy news as it applies to our science, our society, and our members. Access to the Phytopath Policy Blog is open to the public. Members have added options for posting comments and setting up alerts so that you are notified each time a new post is published. To set up alerts, click on the “Blog Archive” link on the left side of the screen. On the next page, click on the “Actions” pull down in the lime green bar and then click on “Alert Me.” Be sure to check the blog regularly for the latest updates.
A group from the extension committee in APS recently published a Letter to the Editor in Phytopathology about critical issues in Extension Plant Pathology funding titled "Extension Plant Pathology: Strengthening Resources to Continue Serving the Public Interest."Read it now.