The Commissioner of Agriculture has declared an Insect Emergency Infestation Area in Salt Lake County.
In 2019 the UDAF Invasive Insect Program detected 36 Japanese beetles in Salt Lake County. The program has not detected this many beetles for more than a decade. To ensure that the Japanese beetle does not become established in the state, UDAF has declared an emergency and has prepared an eradication plan.
Learn more about UDAF’s plan @ https://ag.utah.gov/jberadication/