[Market-farming] June Bugs

David Tannen david at centerville.net
Thu Jul 15 20:38:16 EDT 2004

No, those are too big to be Japanese beetles, but the it its worth a try.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chuck" <Mongotrout at mchsi.com>
To: "Market Farming" <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 6:55 PM
Subject: Re: [Market-farming] June Bugs

> Thanks.  These bugs are about the size of a quarter, does that sound like
> Japanese Beetle?  I will try the stick and soapy water.  I have been
> collecting them in the morning, and killing them, and tossing them in with
> my young Guinea Birds.  They love them, but I cant seem to keep the
> population down.  Where do they come from?  Do they over-winter, migrate,
> blow in with the wind???
> ****
> These may be Japanese Beetles.  They are everywhere out here (Middle
> Tennessee)
> At this time I take a bucket with soapy water in the bottom and a stick.
> With the stick I hit the branch or leaf and the
> beetles fall in the water.
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