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Spotted Lanternfly Basics for Hops, Berry, and Vegetable Growers

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 10:00am

A new webinar series is being developed to provide information on spotted lanternfly, an invasive pest that has been found to feed on 70 species of plants in both the agricultural and urban segments of the northeastern United States. The spotted lanternfly is an excellent hitchhiker and moves primarily through human movement, giving it the potential to show up anywhere in the United States. It is important to know how to properly identify this pest and report its sighting.

Each webinar will be one hour in length and cover:

  • Overview of spotted lanternfly biology and identification
  • Overview of hosts
  • Monitoring and management strategies
  • Regulatory update

While the content may be relevant to audiences throughout the Northeast, management practices covered will be specific to New York.

Participants will be encouraged to ask questions.

Co-presented by the NYS IPM Program, NYS Dept. of Agriculture and Markets, and the Northeastern IPM Center.

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ipm, integrated pest management, fruits, fruit-ipm, veg-ipm, orn-ipm, spotted lanternfly



Tim Weigle, Grape and Hops IPM Specialist, NYS IPM Program;Juliet Carroll, Fruit IPM Coordinator, NYS IPM Program; Marion Zuefle, Vegetable IPM Educator, NYS IPM Program; Laura McDermott, Small Fruit and Vegetable Specialist, Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture; Ethan Angell, NYS Dept. of Agriculture and Markets

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