Insect Update: Spotted Lanternfly seen in Midwest; End-of-summer insect activity

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
A fly rests on a tree. It is black, red and gray and speckled
This Sept. 19, 2019, file photo, shows a spotted lanternfly at a vineyard in Kutztown, Pa. Pennsylvania has started using insecticide on spotted lanternflies, a new strategy that state officials are using in an attempt to slow the spread of the invasive pest. Matt Rourke/AP Photo

A spotted lanternfly was seen just north of Detroit last week. We talk with one of our regular insect experts about what the sighting of the invasive species might mean for Wisconsin farmers and gardeners.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • P.J. Liesch Guest

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