This site contains information on the identification and management of insect pests that attack vegetable and fruit crops in Ohio, on commercial farms and in home gardens.

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Recent newsletter postings:

Be on lookout for thrips on strawberries

Bumps on apple fruit (on page 1, continued on pages 4-6)

Ready to prevent worms in apples? (timing of insecticides for codling moth control) (see page 10)



Information about a potential new pest, the spotted lanternfly (PDF of slideshow): Spotted Lanternfly, March 2020