Sac Pest Invasion: Citrus leafminer

Sac Pest Invasion: Citrus leafminer

This week in Sac Pest Invasion we’ll be examining the recent spread of the Citrus Leafminer throughout the Sacramento area. This is the third pest in our series following the Japanese Beetle and Spotted Wing Drosophila and similar to these the Citrus Leafminer...
Sac Pest Invasion: Japanese Beetle

Sac Pest Invasion: Japanese Beetle

It’s time to take a look at another invasive pest insect destroying plants throughout the Sacramento area. The handsome Japanese Beetle is the second in our series of invasive pests following our previous coverage of the Spotted Wing Drosophila which has been...
Sac Pest Invasion: Spotted Wing Drosophila

Sac Pest Invasion: Spotted Wing Drosophila

This is the first in a series we are doing on the invasive pest species that torment the Sacramento area. All of these pests are not native to Sacramento and are a nuisance either causing damage to plants (like the Spotted Wing Drosophila we are covering today),...
Ticks Enter Sacramento Homes

Ticks Enter Sacramento Homes

Tick bites are absolutely awful. When these tiny pests crawl up your skin and bury their head deep into your flesh you feel panicked and violated. Not only do these terrible pests suck your blood, but they carry illness such as lime diseases that can cause serious...
ALERT! Invasive Citrus Pest Spotted In Stockton

ALERT! Invasive Citrus Pest Spotted In Stockton

Limes, lemons, oranges, grapefruits and other citrus fruits are a major agricultural industry in Northern California that is severely threatened by pests and diseases. The latest scourge to advance into the Sacramento area is the Asian citrus psyllid which has...
Spring Awakens Sleeping Stink Bugs

Spring Awakens Sleeping Stink Bugs

As the weather continues to warm hibernating pests are beginning to emerge from their slumber in the hopes of feeding on plants and laying eggs for the summer. Insects like Boxelder bugs and Stinkbug beetles cram into every nook and cranny during the winter to stay...