Tag: Browntail Moth

Browntail Moth in Maine

By Tim King In 1903, the Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture commissioned a report on the browntail moth following a substantial outbreak of the pest, which had been introduced to Cape Cod, Massachusetts, only a few years earlier. Among other things, in “A Report on the Life History and Habits of the Imported Brown-Tail Moth,”

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Pest Report – May 22, 2020

Leek Moth Spinach/Beet Leafminers Sunscald/Windwhip Garden Springtails Help Track Diseased Browntail Moth Caterpillars The previous Pest Report discussed some issues created by cool and cloudy weather. With the much welcomed change towards warmer and sunnier days, take steps to avoid sunscald and/or windwhip on tender new transplants. David Fuller of UMaine Cooperative Extension is reporting

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