Do You Have Spruce Spider Mites?

Do You Have Spruce Spider Mites?

Photo Credit – Heather Zindash One of the earliest Tetranychid Mites to be active is the Spruce Spider Mite, Oligonychus ununguis. This mite overwinters by attaching its eggs to needles and should be hatching very soon. They may be hatching right now if you are...
Spotted Lanternfly Treatment-What You Can Do

Spotted Lanternfly Treatment-What You Can Do

The spotted lanternfly was accidentally introduced to the US from Asia in 2012 when egg casings were conveyed on imported stone. The larvae hatched that spring at a quarry business in Berks County. Although slow to establish, they have quickly spread to at least 26...
The Worst Fall Pests in Pennsylvania

The Worst Fall Pests in Pennsylvania

Fall in Pennsylvania can be magical. The foliage, the apples, the apple cider, the apple cider donuts, the apple dumplings. Sorry, we just really like apples around here. What’s also magical? Enjoying the great outdoors without constantly swatting at mosquitoes. But...