Asian Longhorned Beetle Found in Ohio; OSU Extension Offers Information Hotline

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture today (6/17) announced the first discovery of Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) in Ohio. An exotic, invasive insect that kills maples and other trees, ALB was found in Bethel, Clermont County, in southwest Ohio.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture today (6/17) announced the first discovery of Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) in Ohio. An exotic, invasive insect that kills maples and other trees, ALB was found in Bethel, Clermont County, in southwest Ohio.

For the full story and additional resources, go to:

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/newsroom/2011/06/adult_detection_ALB.shtml

http://www.agri.ohio.gov/asianbeetle/

Questions? Call OSU Extension's ALB Southwest Ohio Information Line: 513-946-8980.

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