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John Fulton
Former County Extension Director

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Japanese beetle

Japanese Beetle Update

Posted by John Fulton -

Numbers of Japanese beetles continue to increase. Trap captures have doubled in the last week. This would indicate peak emergence is at least 10 days to two weeks slower than normal. It also means the beetles will be with us for a longer time. The extended time means probable feeding through the end of August, with some beetles present until frost.

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