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An inside look at the turf-unfriendly June bug

Beetle's larvae feed on turf roots and make tasty meal for foraging animals

November 30, 2023  By Turf & Rec

The June bug – a beetle named as such because of its emergence during the summer month – can be an annoying pest of lawns as its larvae cuts turf at the roots and is the target of animals who will dig into the surface to hunt the bugs for a meal. Although June bugs aren’t harmful to people, they can be a detriment to lawns, golf courses and agricultural crops if left unchecked. How Stuff Works has published an article that better explains how the bugs operate and what can be done to keep them at bay. READ MORE

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