Tag: APHIS

spotted lanternfly nymphs

It’s Spring! Get A Jump On Invasive Insects With These USDA Updates

Today's the first day of Spring and along with greening turfgrass, singing birds, and blooming daffodils, are the far less welcome signs of warming temperatures—the return of hungry invasive insects.
Reindeer

Breaking News: USDA Issues Permit For Santa’s Reindeer To Enter U.S.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today issued a transit permit to Mr. S. Nicholas Claus of the North Pole, a distributor with Gifts and Good Cheer, Inc.
ALB

Asian Longhorned Beetle Update: ALB Currently Found In Four States

Asian longhorned beetle had invaded four states. Compliance training is required for landscapers in areas affected by the tree-killing ALB.
spongy moth

The Spongy Moth…It’s Back And Spreading. Find Out Where.

Destructive spongy moths have been found in almost half of U.S. states, and can cause damage to more than 300 tree species.
emerald ash borer

Managing Emerald Ash Borer: An Update

An emerald ash borer (EAB) program report was released last week from the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). Here are some...
ALB

Asian Long-Horned Beetle (ALB) Spreads To South Carolina

Asian Long-Horned Beetle (ALB), an invasive wood-boring beetle that attacks 12 types of hardwood trees in North America, was found for the first time...
Buddleia Violet

Outsmarting Invasives

Today’s low seed set sterile cultivars are not your parent’s Bradford Pears.

Arbor Day: Canopy Report Reveals America’s Favorite Tree & More

On this Arbor Day 2024, did you know that If trees could talk, Americans would want them to sound like Morgan Freeman? This and more serious statistics can be found in the "The Canopy Report," a new consumer report on how America sees trees by The Arbor Day Foundation.

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Remote-Operated, Autonomous Industrial Snow Plow Hits The Market

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Proposed Tax Break For Government Snow Removal Equipment In CA

California Senate Bill 546 proposes an exemption from the state sales and use tax for public entities purchasing dedicated snow removal vehicles.