The Latest

Upcoming Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events

Back to homepage

Tag "brown marmorated stink bug"

Illinois: Insects to Keep Watch for in Your Fields

Illinois: Insects to Keep Watch for in Your Fields

👤By Kelly Estes, University of Illinois Extension 🕔Jul 3, 2017

Japanese Beetles Japanese beetles are back. Reports statewide indicate Japanese beetles are here (and in some locations, in very high numbers.) With corn starting to tassel and getting close to tassel, it’s important to remember, even though densities may appear

Read Full Article
Missouri: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug – Monitoring and Controlling This Invasive Pest

Missouri: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug – Monitoring and Controlling This Invasive Pest

👤By Jaime Pinero, University of Missouri 🕔Mar 17, 2017

The invasive Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys, is currently distributed in 43 US states and 4 Canadian provinces. It is a severe agricultural pest in 9 states (largely in the Mid-Atlantic) and a nuisance problem in 21 others.

Read Full Article
Michigan: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Still Active

Michigan: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Still Active

👤By Julianna Wilson, Larry Gut, and Rufus Isaacs, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Oct 7, 2016

Last week, 29 nymphs and 808 adults for a total of 837 brown marmorated stink bugs were captured from 96 traps at 30 sites (see graph for season trend). With 42 percent of traps catching brown marmorated stink bugs this

Read Full Article
Virginia Soybeans: More Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs Turning Up

Virginia Soybeans: More Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs Turning Up

👤By Sean Malone, Research Specialist Senior, Tidewater AREC 🕔Sep 16, 2016

Soybean-brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB):  Our scouts detected BMSB in two new counties this week-Charles City and Stafford.  Eight counties were at threshold (3-5 per 2-minute visual count along the field edge)-these are listed at the bottom of the map.

Read Full Article

Virginia: High Numbers of Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs; Corn Earworm Resistance at 46%

👤By Sean Malone, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Sep 9, 2016

White sugarcane aphid, Melanaphis sacchari, in sorghum:  I did not receive any reports of this aphid being found in any new Virginia counties this week. Brown marmorated stink bug in soybean:  Our scouts reported 11 Virginia counties having threshold levels

Read Full Article
Minnesota Soybeans: First Detection of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Minnesota Soybeans: First Detection of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

👤By Robert Koch and Daniela Pezzini, University of Minnesota 🕔Aug 29, 2016

The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) was recently detected for the first time in Minnesota soybean. A single adult specimen was collected in sweep net samples from a soybean field in Dakota County on August 17, 2016. Follow-up sampling of

Read Full Article
California: Progress Made In Fight Against Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

California: Progress Made In Fight Against Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

👤By Jeannette E. Warnert, California Agriculture and Natural Resources 🕔Mar 1, 2016

Scientists are rearing tiny Asian wasps in quarantine and evaluating whether they can be released in California to battle brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), an invasive pest that poses a serious threat to the state’s $54 billion agricultural industry, they

Read Full Article
South Carolina Cotton: Insect Management, Variety Selection Key for Profitability

South Carolina Cotton: Insect Management, Variety Selection Key for Profitability

👤By A. Denise Attaway, Clemson University 🕔Feb 5, 2016

Developing insect management programs and selecting top varieties to plant can help South Carolina cotton producers grow more profitable crops in 2016. Among the topics covered during the South Carolina Cotton Growers’ Annual Meeting, held Jan. 26. Clemson University Cooperative

Read Full Article
North Carolina: Stink Bugs Looking for Overwintering Sites

North Carolina: Stink Bugs Looking for Overwintering Sites

👤By Seth Nagy, North Carolina Cooperative Extension 🕔Sep 22, 2015

It has been a long hot dry summer for Caldwell County. The last day of summer was officially September 23, it is now fall. The weather prediction is a mild wet fall. I hope this is true. It certainly seems

Read Full Article
Virginia Soybeans: 3 Pests to Watch Out For

Virginia Soybeans: 3 Pests to Watch Out For

👤By Ames Herbert, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Jul 31, 2015

In mid July we initiated our annual soybean insect pest survey, our black light trapping program, and our corn earworm pyrethroid resistance monitoring program. Following are short updates. #1 BMSB (brown marmorated stink bug): So far this summer, only a

Read Full Article