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Plants, Pests & Diseases
Sunday, February 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Expands to Three Additional Townships in Bucks, Chester Counties »
HARRISBURG  – Three more townships are now part of the 74 municipalities across six Pennsylvania counties that are qu...
Monday, December 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotted Lanternfly Spotted in More Municipalities »
HARRISBURG – The discovery of the Spotted Lanternfly in 25 additional municipalities across southeastern Pennsylvania is c...
Tuesday, September 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotted Lanternfly Found in Six Additional Municipalities »
HARRISBURG – Over the past month 14 municipalities in currently-infested counties have been added to Pennsylvania’s Spotte...
Friday, September 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Neonics Pose Little Risk to Pollinators »
PULLMAN, WA - A recently released study conducted by Washington State University (WSU) found that neonicotinoids (neonics)...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDA Announces Projects to Study Pollinator Health and Downy Mildew »
WASHINGTON D.C. - USDA announced funding for two projects of interest to the green industry under the Specialty Crop Resea...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA Expands Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine »
HARRISBURG - On June 23, State Department of Agriculture officials announced that the Spotted Lanternfly quarantine has be...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA Issues Boxwood Blight Quarantine »
On June 25, 2016, PDA imposed a quarantine on areas where boxwood blight is found. This quarantine could affect nurseries,...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotted Lanternfly Hatches Begin »
BERKS COUNTY – PDA staff have observed the first hatches of spotted lanternfly in Berks County on May 12. The spotted lant...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA Releases Pamphlet on Palmer Amaranth, Waterhemp »
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture released a pamphlet on two new invasive weeds in Pennsylvania, Pal...
Thursday, May 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maryland Invasive Plants Regulations Take Effect »
Maryland invasive plant regulations were published in the April 1 Maryland Register and took effect April 11. These regu...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA Seeks Comments on Green Industry BMP’s for Palmer Amaranth »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has asked PLNA to comment on a draft of best management practices...
Thursday, March 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA, Extension Give Tips for Handling Woody Debris with Spotted Lanternfly »
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and Penn State Extension have released a fact sheet on how to hand...
Tuesday, March 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ligurian Leafhopper Invades Pa. Greenhouse »
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) has reported a n infestation of Ligurian leafhopper ( Eupter...
Tuesday, March 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Allium Leaf Miner Discovered in Lancaster »
LANCASTER - The Allium leafminer (ALM) has been discovered in onion crops on an organic farm in Lancaster County. This i...
Wednesday, March 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ag Department Warns of Boxwood Blight During Spring Cleanups »
HARRISBURG - Boxwood Blight is a fungal disease which affects the Buxus genus and several other plant genera. Leaf spott...
Wednesday, March 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maryland Bans Some Invasive Plants, Requires Warning Labels on Others »
ANNAPOLIS - The Maryland Department of Agriculture published a regulation on February 5 (go to page 284) that would crea...
Wednesday, November 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotted Lanternfly Now Found in Portions of Four PA Counties »
HARRISBURG - The spotted lanternfly has now been found in one additional municipality in Berks County; an additional towns...
Wednesday, October 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fall Cleanup Reminder: Keep Spotted Lanternfly from Spreading »
   It's time for fall cleanup which means removal of outdoor items that could be harboring Spotted Lanternfly...
Monday, August 31, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Additional Berks County Township Quarantined Following Spotted Lanternfly Discovery »
HARRISBURG - Another Berks County township is quarantined in the fight to stop the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly, an in...
Thursday, August 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Pushes for Plan to Keep Blight from Spreading Through Compost »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) has alerted PLNA that new cases of boxwood blight have been...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotted Lanternfly - Surveillance Expanded to Lehigh, Montgomery Counties »
Harrisburg, PA - As Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture officials continue their work with federal and local partners t...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AmericanHort Launches the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge »
COLUMBUS, OH – On June 3, 2015, the National Pollinator Garden Network (NPGN), an unprecedented collaboration of national,...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Grow Wise, Bee Smart™ Website Launches »
WASHINGTON, D.C. and COLUMBUS, OH - The Horticultural Research Institute, the research affiliate of AmericanHort, today an...
Friday, June 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pollinator Research Underway »
WASHINGTON and COLUMBUS, OH – June 1, 2015 – The Horticultural Research Institute, in collaboration with AmericanHort, est...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lowe's to Ban Neonics »
MOORESVILLE, NC - In April, Lowe’s announced that they will be phasing out neonicotinoids (neonics) in their garden center...
Thursday, April 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotted Lanternfly Update »
In November 2014, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) issued a quarantine on this new invasive pest found in...
Thursday, February 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Revised American Standard for Nursery Stock (ANSI Z60.1) now available »
If you buy nursery stock it is important to provide your supplier with specifications that are consistent with the America...
Friday, November 7, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thousand Cankers Disease Quarantine expanded to Lancaster County »
HARRISBURG - Following the detection of Thousand Cankers Disease in Lancaster County, the Pennsylvania Department of Agric...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine in Berks County »
  On November 5, 2014 there will be a special meeting on this quarantine targeted to Pike, District, Hereford, and...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ash Borer Attacks New Tree Species »
DAYTON, OH – Researchers at Wright State University believe that they have found emerald ash borers (EAB) feasting on whit...
Friday, August 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
PDA, Penn State Seek Public, Industry Help with Asian Long-horned Beetle »
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) and the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences (PSCAS)...
Tuesday, August 5, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPDATE: Thousand Cankers Disease Quarantine Expanded »
HARRISBURG, PA - The Pa. Department of Agriculture (PDA) has expanded the thousand cankers disease (TCD) quarantine to Che...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Impatiens Downy Mildew Found in Pennsylvania - Again »
HARRISBURG – In 2012, impatiens downy mildew ( Plasmopara obducens ) just about wiped out impatiens planted in the...
Thursday, April 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kudzu Bug is Coming to Pennsylvania »
HARRISBURG - The Kudzu bug is now in Maryland and Delaware. This relative of the marmorated stink bug is moving north fro...
Thursday, April 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Palmer Amaranth Threatens Pennsylvania »
HARRISBURG - Be on the lookout for Palmer Amaranth! Pennsylvania's newest weed threat is resistant to glyphosate and oth...

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