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Spotted Lanternfly Found in Ithaca
Hans Walter-Peterson, Team Leader, Viticulture Extension Specialist
Finger Lakes Grape Program
Spotted lanternly (SLF) adults and egg masses were found in Ithaca recently. While a few lone adults have been found in the area before, this is the first confirmed case of egg masses being found in the Finger Lakes. The proximity of this population to the region's vineyards makes this find even more concerning. While SLF is not active during the dormant season, there are some things growers can do this winter (2020-21) in response to this find. Read the article and attached .pdf for more information.
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