Keep a watchful eye on the Spotted Lanternfly in Missouri (LISTEN)

by | Jun 26, 2023 | Agriculture, Entertainment, News, Show Me Today

Another invasive species has been identified in Missouri. They have been seen in other states killing trees and crop plants. These pests have become a nuisance since being spotted in the U.S. in 2014 and have since spread to other states.

Sarah Phipps, the State Survey Coordinator at the Missouri Department of Agriculture explains what the spotted lanternfly is.