Everything You Need To Know About Gypsy Moth Caterpillars
7 minutes to read | Updated for 2018
What’s In This Guide
When summer comes, most people worry about all sorts of different pest problems that the good sunny weather brings with it. For the most part, it is always about mosquitoes, Lone star ticks, and seed ticks among many other pests. These critters not only destroy crops as they feed on the stems and leaves, but they also pose a huge threat to humans and pets as many of them spread disease. But of all the well-known pests, one has recently emerged as a force with which we should reckon: Gypsy Moth Caterpillars.
These little-known buggers can lay waste to entire forests and crops as they munch their way through the leaves and plants. Up until last year, the Gypsy Moth Caterpillar was not such as big deal. Granted, they are still problematic when they infest your farm, but they had taken something of a backseat to other common pests. That is until some states saw the worst Gypsy Moth infestation in decades, farmers started paying attention. Here is everything you need to know about Gypsy Moth Caterpillars.
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