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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:


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    BYGL Reader Survey is LIVE!

    Oct 21, 2020

    Do you read the Buckeye Yard and Garden Line Newsletter?  Have you benefited from learning about insects, plants, diagnostics, and more?  Help us evaluate the newsletter by completing our BYGL Reader Survey.


    What is the 2020 BYGL Reader Survey?

    The survey is an opportunity for you to provide your feedback to help us improve BYGL now and well into the future! All survey results are anonymous and will be used by the Buckeye Environmental Horticulture Team in our research efforts to improve BYGL outreach and education efforts.