Marmorated Stink Bugs: Scientists Fight Back with Samurai Wasps

🕔Jul 5, 2018“Samurai Wasps vs. Stink Bugs” is not the title of the latest Avengers film. But it does describe new efforts by Cornell scientists to control a household nuisance and agricultural […]

California Almonds: New Stink Bug “Can Do A Number On Almonds” – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔May 27, 2018The brown marmorated stink bug may have caused drop in places over the last month. It’s been established back east for a couple of decades but is a new player […]

Alabama: 3 Upcoming Cotton, Soybean Scouting Schools

🕔May 25, 2018Producers will have an opportunity to brush up on insect scouting techniques at the annual cotton and soybean “scouting school” workshops. The Alabama Cooperative Extension crops team is hosting the […]

Pennsylvania: What Pests are Overwintering in Your Field?

🕔Feb 9, 2018Although some pests migrate to Pennsylvania in the spring, some overwinter right here in Pennsylvania. Below are descriptions of some of the insect pests in field crops that overwinter in […]

Illinois: Insects to Keep Watch for in Your Fields

🕔Jul 3, 2017Japanese 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 […]

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

🕔Mar 17, 2017The 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 […]

Michigan: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Still Active

🕔Oct 7, 2016Last 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 […]

Virginia Soybeans: More Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs Turning Up

🕔Sep 16, 2016Soybean-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 […]

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

🕔Sep 9, 2016White 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 […]

Minnesota Soybeans: First Detection of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

🕔Aug 29, 2016The 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 […]

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