Pests

Arborists and Researchers Come Together to Tackle the Spread of Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted lanternfly is here and continuing to spread across the states. If it continues, the impact could be devastating.  Recently, Don Grosman, Arborjet Entomologist, attended two spotted lanternfly (SLF) summits. The first was the “Spotted Lanternfly Green Industry Summit,” hosted by Bartlett Tree Experts at their Research Lab in Charlotte, NC on February 27-28. Over 50 […]

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Proven Treatment for Spotted Lanternfly

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture this invasive pest  “could be the most destructive species in 150 years.”   Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive pest, originally from Asia that is currently and rapidly spreading across the country. Native to Asia, the brightly colored planthopper was first discovered in Pennsylvania in 2014.Established populations are now found in […]

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Fire Blight

It’s that time of year! We need to start planning our attack on that pesky bacteria that we are all too familiar with, Fire blight.  Though some seasons are worse than others, fire blight always seems to be found. But, there are some things that you can do to help suppress the symptoms of this […]

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AccuFlo

Why Use AccuFlo? • Saves time and money by eliminating waste and guesswork • Allows for multiple treatments made quickly and easily on different types and sizes of plants • Can be used to precisely apply fertilizers, moisture management solutions, plant growth regulators, or water soluble insecticides or fungicides Arborjet’s initiative starts with identifying the […]

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Japanese Beetles Are Hatching – Protect Your Plants Now!

Japanese Beetle

Japanese beetles hatch early in the summer, typically around July 4th, leaving most of the season for them to cause plant damage to forests, farms, flowers, ornamental trees, and shrubs. If you see an iridescent copper and green colored beetle, contact us to consider treatment options for your clients. Here are our recommendations for this […]

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Drought and Pest Pressures: How to Save Your Stressed-Out Trees

Drought and Pest Pressures

As temperatures begin to rise across the country and spike even higher in traditionally warm areas, protecting drought-stressed trees should take precedence in your recommended treatment plan. Trees suffering from drought stress have increased risk of damage from attacking insects, diseases, heat, and cold. Here are some pests to be aware of and treatments to […]

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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Vermont – There is Treatment!

Emerald Ash Borer in Vermont

Last month, Emerald Ash Borer was found in northern Orange County, Vermont. This news was unprecedented because until now, EAB hadn’t made its way to the Green Mountain State. State officials and the community alike are now holding public meetings to discuss next steps. The most important thing to remember is there is a treatment. […]

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Extreme Weather Conditions Tempt Southern Pine Bark Beetle – Protect Your Trees Today

This season, we experienced record-breaking hurricanes, particularly in the southern region of the US. This extreme weather caused massive plant and tree destruction. Such damage causes pest populations to explode, particularly Southern Pine Bark Beetle, who rush in while trees’ defensive systems are suppressed. By taking preventative measures now, we can make sure our trees […]

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