I understand, the last thing you need is more bad news. But there is a new pest in town, and it is a bad one. This threat is not viral, its an insect – specifically a beetle. And it’s name…the Japanese Beetle. It’s time to educate ourselves on the Japanese Beetle. Check out these recent publications from the Utah Department of Food and Agriculture (UDAF) about their plans for eradication efforts in Salt Lake County and plants grown in Utah that are susceptible to Japanese Beetle damage.