Jun 3, 2020Webinar: ‘Spotted Lanternfly – A Threat to California Winegrapes’ set
Three California wine industry organizations will join forces to present a webinar: “Spotted Lanternfly – A Threat to CA Winegrapes on June 11, from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. PST.
The spotted lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive insect from Asia that was first found in Pennsylvania in 2014. The spotted lanternfly can decimate entire grape vineyards and damage fruit orchards, hops, walnuts, hardwoods, and landscape trees.
While the SLF has not yet reached California, officials at California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) are already engaged and the Pierce’s Disease and Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter. SLF as been identified as a threat to California winegrapes.