Ohio Green Industry Association Announces Midwest Green Conference Dates and Early Registration Deadline

This year's Midwest GREEN event will be held on November 6 and 7, 2023 at the Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Midwest GREEN is an event of the Ohio Green Industry Association (OGIA). Early Bird Registration rates will increase after August 31, 2023. 
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Amy Stone

USDA Publishes Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) Update

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 infested trees and sometimes high-risk host trees, using a systemic insecticide when appropriate, researching best practices and new eradication methods, and involving and informing residents. The following provides information about current infestations. 
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Amy Stone

The Buzz on Rough Oak Bulletgalls

Rough Oak Bulletgalls induced by the gall-wasp, Disholcaspis quercusmamma (family Cynipidae) are splitting through the bark and rising on the stems of oaks in the white oak group in southwest Ohio. The galls are most commonly found on bur (Quercus macrocarpa), white oak (Q. alba), and swamp white oak (Q. bicolor).
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Joe Boggs