spotted lanternfly

Seeing is Believing: Ohio State University Extension Embarks on a Spotted Lanternfly Study Tour

Like many other states in the Midwest, Ohio is preparing for imminent infestations of Spotted Lanternfly (SLF). This invasive planthopper, first detected in Pennsylvania in 2014, poses a threat to the fruit production and plant growth of valuable specialty crops, most notably grapevines. Though infestations have already been confirmed in several counties throughout Ohio, history tells us that additional infestations will continue to appear and grow. Many eastern states have already been contending with this nuisance for the past few years and possess...

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Carrie Brown

Emerald Ash Borer University Kicks-Off Fall Season of Invasive Species Topics

Emerald Ash Borer University (EABU) is a collaboration among Michigan State University, Purdue University and Ohio State University, with support from the United States Department of Agiculture's Forest Service (USDA FS). The EABU team will be offering three webinars this fall. Each program is free, but participants must register to receive the program link. Live sessions are recorded and links to the recordings are available on the Emerald Ash Borer University website at: http://www.emeraldashborer.info/
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Amy Stone

Spotted Lanternfy - If You Detect It, Collect It!

We are hearing some mixed messages when it comes to the Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), and want to provide some clarification from the Ohio perspective.  The SLF has been in the news, and definitely making its presence known on social media including Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. One thing we are seeing more and more is the message of squishing, squashing, stomping, and smashing this invasive insect.
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Jennifer Andon
Amy Stone
Thomas deHaas
Trapping for Spotted Lanternfly on Kelleys Island and South Bass Island! Why? dehaas.2 Wed, 07/13/2022 - 08:28
Infestations of Spotted Lanternfly in Cuyahoga, Lorain, and Jefferson Counties have been Scouted and Treated for Spotted Lanternfly. This invasive insect has been hitchhiking on trains coming from Pennsylvania. So why trap on an island in the middle of Lake Erie? One word…..Campers.
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Thomas deHaas
Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs hatch in Amherst, Ohio dehaas.2 Tue, 05/31/2022 - 16:25
Spotted Lanternfly nymphs have begun the hatch from an infestation that was discovered last year in Amherst, Ohio.
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Thomas deHaas