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    Invasive Box Tree Moth Found in Ohio- Ohio Department of Agriculture Release

    Jun 27, 2023


    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the detection of the box tree moth (BTM) near the border of Hamilton and Clermont counties.

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    Spotted Lanternfly Confirmed in Cuyahoga County, Ohio

    Sep 6, 2021

    Originally published in the Buckeye Yard and Garden Online, Sept 2., 2021.


    Earlier today, September 2, 2021, the Ohio Department of Agriculture announced a population of the invasive Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) has been found on the east side of Cleveland. The information in this alert is from the announcement that ODA distributed today.


    The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) was notified of the initial discovery by a tree care professional on August 26, 2021.


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    Spotted Lanternfly Confirmed in Ohio, Jefferson County

    Oct 29, 2020

    On October 27, 2020, the Ohio Department of Agriculture announced that spotted lanternfly has been confirmed in Jefferson County, Ohio.


    Official News Release from Ohio Department of Agriculture linked here: