Maryland BMSB Information


Cooperative Extension Offices

State IPM Program

BMSB Researchers in Maryland:

  • Cerruti Hooks, University of Maryland
  • Paula Shrewsbury, University of Maryland

Pesticide Safety Education Program

Maps and Resources

News and Updates

May 2, 2017 Fewer Stink Bugs around D.C. 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 10, 2016 Temperature Affects Stink Bugs More than Any Other Factors

Entomologists from Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware determined that temperature is the primary driver of stink bug patterns, and they identified differences in thermal tolerances among native and invasive stink bugs. Source: Entomology Today, Mar. 10, 2016.

May 14, 2013 Designing Stink Bugs Out of Landscapes

Researchers want to know whether the brown marmorated stink bug can be designed out of landscapes.

July 26, 2012 Researchers Discover the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug's Winter Hideout

New insights into the invasive pest’s behavior could help growers protect farms located near woodlands.

May 21, 2012 Milburn Orchards Using Lights to Fight Stink Bugs This Summer

Nathan Milburn is hoping to shed some light on the damage stink bugs are doing to crops all over Cecil County, DE. Source: Newark Post Online, May 21, 2012.

February 5, 2012 Storms May Have Killed Off Many Stink Bugs

Scientists aren’t sure if we’ll see fewer of them when warm weather returns. Source: Baltimore Sun, Feb. 5, 2012.