USDA using geospatial tool to track pests and diseases

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There is a new tool to rid the country of pests and disease, and it is not some super vaccine, or a new device to capture rats and feral swine. Rather the Agriculture Department’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is using geospatial technology in a more collaborative and coordinated way. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller sat down with the team from APHIS on Federal Drive with Tom Temin to learn more about how they are using GIS differently today than ever before.