This insect is considered a threat to some crops and many people are working to try to prevent it from spreading.
To prevent the movement of this insect, avoid moving yard waste such as woody plant debris (fallen trees or branches and tree trimmings) outside the quarantine area.
Some tips to help you avoid spreading Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) and be in compliance with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) regulations.
John Tooker, Ph.D.
Western corn rootworms that developed resistance to some Bt corn varieties may now be a problem in PA.
Corn rootworms have long been major economic pests in the United States. In Pennsylvania, corn rootworm damage has been sporadic, but increasing in recent years.
Farms with continuous corn production, and specifically fields planted to the same Bt year after year, are at most risk for developing resistant rootworm populations.