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Gypsy moth spraying to start in JoDaviess Counti

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Department of Agriculture staff will spray for gypsy moths during this and next week in JoDaviess, Joliet and Will counties.

About 4,476 acres in rural JoDaviess County will be sprayed by helicopter with a naturally-occuring bacteria not harmful to people or animals. A second application will be sprayed within the next 2 weeks.

Go to shawurl.com/3b84 for maps of where the spraying is taking place.

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