Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Bug that could hurt Christmas tree industry found in Michigan

(U.S. Forest Service)ROCKFORD, Mich. — An invasive bug that could threaten Michigan’s Christmas tree industry has been discovered in the western part of the state. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development said Monday it had confirmed the presence of the balsam woolly adelgid near Rockford in Kent County. A homeowner noticed several Fraser firs in their yard were…