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Bug on tree

As spotted lanternfly (SLF) adult activity winds down for the 2023 season, the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) has updated the SLF quarantine.

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USDA works closely with Federal and State officials to eradicate Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) using a combined approach that includes imposing quarantines, conducting tree inspections, removing inf...
Spotted Lanternfly in hand
The Ohio State University Educators held a training for community members and industry professional. The most commonly asked question was “Do They Bite?” The answer is “NO!”
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Spotted Lanternfly
This afternoon’s BYGL Alert on the Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) is a media release that was distributed by the Ohio Department of Agriculture on Friday, August 4 and is the source the information below....
Spotted Lanternflies on tree

Last week, Jonathon Shields with the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) reporting seeing the first spotted lanternfly adult in Ohio this year. The observation was made in Cincinnati, Ohio in an alre...

Box Tree Moth damage to boxwoods
The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) announced this past week that Box Tree Moth (BTM) (Cydalima perspectalis, family Crambidae) had been confirmed in Hamilton and Clermont counties in southwest...
Box Tree Moth damage to bush
The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) has announced that the Box Tree Moth (BTM) (Cydalima perspectalis (family Crambidae) has been confirmed in southwest Ohio near the borders of Hamilton and Cl...
Poison Hemlock
As I drive down the freeway, I am seeing Poison Hemlock everywhere. What’s a gardener to do?
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Thomas deHaas
The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) has scheduled mating disruption treatments in 9 Ohio counties. Treatments are scheduled for later this week, but timing will be weather dependant.
Emerald Ash Borer on leaf
The lead image for this Alert of an Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) (Agrilus planipennis, family Buprestidae) adult was taken on June 1, 2023, in Butler County, OH. According to our Ohio State Phenology Cal...
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