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Pest Alerts


At times our industry needs to respond quickly to the public's need to control a new pest threat. Our technical experts have prepared the following pest alerts to make recommendations on proper pest identification and standard management procedures to control these pests. Check back often for new alerts or email us at if you would like to see a pest alert written about a particular pest species in your part of the country. 

The spotted lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive insect that has spread throughout southeastern Pennsylvania. It was first identified in Berks County, PA in 2014. This insect presents a significant threat to the agriculture industry.