BMSB in the News

May 5, 2017 The Little Brown Bug Challenging the Grape Industry

The brown marmorated stink bug is finding a comfy home in vineyards. Source: Country Folks Grower, May 5, 2017.



May 4, 2017 Stink Bugs: New IPM Guide for Midwestern Corn, Soybean Growers

Farmers in the Midwestern United States have been battling increasing infestations from a variety of stink bug species in recent years, and now they have a new free resource for understanding and managing the emerging pests. Source: Entomology Today, May 4, 2017.



May 2, 2017 Fewer Stink Bugs around DC Are Likely, Due (in Part) to a Warmer Spring

This year, homeowners may encounter fewer stink bugs due to a colder winter, followed by a warmer spring. Source: WTOP, May 2, 2017.



March 17, 2017 Scientists May Have Found a Way to Get Rid of Pesky Stink Bugs

Scientists are set to release a natural enemy to the crop-killing bugs this summer. Source: Rochester First, March 17, 2017.



March 16, 2017 The Battle of the Bugs: Wasps to Combat Upstate Stink Bugs

When brown marmorated stink bugs strike Rochester, New York, again this year, they will very likely meet their most formidable foe yet. Source: Democrat & Chronicle, March 16, 2017.



March 15, 2017 Wasps Released to Eat Stink Bug Eggs

Oregon prepares to relocate parasitoid wasps that have a taste for BMSB eggs. Source: Good Fruit Grower, March 15, 2017.



March 8, 2017 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Trapped in the Clarksburg American Viticulture Area

BMSB continues to spread slowly in California, but no damage has been reported in commercial agricultural crops. Source: WineBusiness.com, March 8, 2017.



March 7, 2017 Stink Bug Killers: Scientists to Release Samurai Wasps

The discovery of Trissolcus japonicus in Ulster County is likely to speed approval for the rearing and release of wasps in New York state. Source: Poughkeepsie Journal, March 6, 2017.



February 21, 2017 New Project Targets BMSB – Sustainably

Specialty crop growers throughout the country will benefit from a new $3.7 million USDA grant won by North Carolina State University to find sustainable control options for the invasive brown marmorated stink bug. Source: Growing Produce, October 30, 2016.



October 24, 2016 Autumn Means Stink Bugs Are Back in Homes

Ohio residents should beware of the pesky brown marmorated stink bug beginning its fall invasion of homes. Source: Tribune Chronicle (Ohio), October 24, 2016.



October 7, 2016 New Tool in Detecting BMSB

Washington state researchers examine new tools for combating BMSB. Source: Good Fruit Grower, October 7, 2016.



June 22, 2016 Barrier Screens Reduce Damage from Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Mesh screens provide cost-effective pest control for organically grown peppers. Source: Science Daily, June 22, 2016.



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