BMSB in the News
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.
May 31, 2016 Finally, Some Good News about Stink Bugs
You’ll likely notice fewer of those troublemaking, invasive stink bugs this year. Source: WTOP.com, May 26, 2016.
May 16, 2016 Meet the Stink Bug's Worst Nightmare
A wasp no bigger than a flea could be the best tool against brown marmorated stink bug. Source: Good Fruit Grower, March 10, 2016.
March 28, 2016 Native Predators May Be Having a Larger Impact than Expected on Invasive Stink Bug
Missing egg masses lead researchers to study native predators of the brown marmorated stink bug. Source: Entomology Today, March 25, 2016.
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