Tag: invasive pests

ALB

USDA’s Most Recent Plans For Eliminating Asian Longhorned Beetle

Currently, 278.3 square miles are under federal quarantine for Asian longhorned beetle in Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, and South Carolina. Here's what to look for.

Box Tree Moth Quarantine Areas Expanding

The latest Federal Order establishes quarantine areas for box tree moth in four states. It was first reported in the U.S. in 2021.
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.
Spotted Lanternfly

Top 20 Regions For Spotted Lanternfly

What are the top 20 regions for spotted lanternfly? Here are the results of a TruGreen study based on data between May 2022 and May 2023.
ALB

Free Asian Long-Horned Beetle Webinar From EPA Center Of Integrated Pest Managment

  The Asian Long-Horned Beetle is an invasive insect that is harmful to America's hardwood forests. Boring into hardwoods, this invasive insect weakens the trunks...
Ohio ALB

Progress On Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication In Ohio

This past November, the USDA Plant Protection & Quarantine (PPQ) Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) Eradication Program in Ohio celebrated another victory—the ALB quarantine is...

Sentinel Gardens: Growing Native Trees In Foreign Lands To Predict Invasive Threats

    Imagine a young red oak growing in an open meadow, its limbs reaching towards the bright October sky. As fall sets in, its broad...

Finding Emerald Ash Borer: Watching Woodpeckers & Early ID

  Robert Haight, a Forest Service researcher in St. Paul, Minnesota, has proposed a more strategic approach to saving ash trees: identifying beetle-infested trees before...
browntail moth

Experts Predict Bad Year For Browntail Moth Infestations

The browntail moth has recently made a strong resurgence across the Northeast, according to sources at Arborjet | Ecologel. Experts predict this will be...
boxwoods

Boxwoods At Risk: Invasive Pest Found In U.S. For First Time

On March 23, a quarantine was established for the box tree moth (BTM) in Erie, Niagara, and Orleans Counties in New York by the...
European chafer

Major Turf Pest Spreads To Minnesota

  The European chafer beetle (Amphimallon majale), an insect that can cause major damage to turfgrass, has been found for the first time in Minnesota...
jumping worm

Invasive Jumping Worms. Yeah, They’re A Thing & Now’s The Time To Diagnose Or...

It's summer's peak and besides blazingly hot days, dry landscapes, and disease-carrying mosquitoes, there's another troublesome issue to look out for: invasive Asian jumping...
emerald ash borer

Emerald Ash Borer Still Spreading

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) , a destructive beetle that threatens ash trees, is still spreading. EAB was recently confirmed in Broomfield, CO, according to...
Low Input, High Impact Landscapes

Low Input, High Impact Landscapes

Lawn alternatives for water management, eco-benefit, and beauty.

Bartlett Finds Successful Treatments For Beech Leaf Disease

Bartlett researchers have found two successful treatments for Beech Leaf Disease, or BLD. They include a foliar application program for small trees and a root flare injection for large trees.

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John Deere P-Tier

John Deere Debuts Five New P-Tier Models & Three New Attachments

John Deere introduces the 330 and 334 P-Tier Skid Steer Loaders, the 331, 333 and 335 P-Tier Compact Track Loaders to market.
Hilltip SnowStriker

Hilltip Brings Line Of SnowStriker ™ Snowplows To North America

Hilltip's SnowStriker™ snowplows compatible with half-ton pickups, SUVs, UTVs, tractors, and loaders, have come to North America.
Autonomous Snow Plow

Remote-Operated, Autonomous Industrial Snow Plow Hits The Market

Teleo and Storm Equipment have introduced America’s only remote-operated and autonomous industrial snow plow.