An official website of the United States government.

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites always use a .gov or .mil domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you’re on a .gov or .mil site by inspecting your browser’s address (or “location”) bar.

This site is also protected by an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate that’s been signed by the U.S. government. The https:// means all transmitted data is encrypted — in other words, any information or browsing history that you provide is transmitted securely.

Reports and Presentations

Lady beetle preying on an aphid

Mary Ellen Dix and Kim Hoelmer. USDA. Forest Service and Agricultural Research Service.

Overview of USDA's biocontrol activities as performed by the Forest Service and the Agricultural Research Service's Overseas Biological Control Laboratories.