State begins pest control measures

A gypsy moth trap in Okanogan in 2016.

Photo by Dee Camp
A gypsy moth trap in Okanogan in 2016.

— The state has begun its annual hunt for pests that threaten the agricultural industry.

State Department of Agriculture trappers are hitting the road to set traps throughout the state to monitor for the introduction or spread of a variety of invasive pests, including apple maggots, gypsy moths and Japanese beetles...

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