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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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Farmers are being asked to keep eyes peeled and collection bottles at the ready this summer. The brown marmorated stink bug is continuing to expand its geographic range. Entomologists need specimens to study and document the spread of this pest