The Delaware Department of Agriculture has expanded the quarantine zone in New Castle County for the spotted lanternfly, an invasive pest that threatens peaches and other fruit crops and varieties of trees including oak and maple trees.
The quarantine zone now covers all of New Castle County north of the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal.
Businesses that want to remove certain items from within the quarantine area, must first pass an online test demonstrating their knowledge about the quarantine. They must also obtain a permit from the Delaware Department of Agriculture.
The restrictions include the movement of:
Click here to learn more about the quarantine.
Related Topics: Delaware Department of Agriculture