Male SWD

The Department of Entomology and the MN IPM Program (UMN Extension), in collaboration with the MDA, are monitoring multiple farm locations in MN and will be posting regular updates regarding SWD phenology and activity on the SWD page.

BMSB

Although Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) has been limited to a handful of locations, one overwintering population has been identified. For information on potential impacts of BMSB establishment in Minnesota, view the BMSB page

News

[9/10/2020] UMN Extension weekly fruit updates. Read the most recent articles here.

[8/19/2020] At Wold Strawberries, in rural Mabel, they’ve built a reputation for excellent pick-your-own strawberries.  As the berry season closed, Suzanne Wold-Burkness recently answered questions about the latest addition to the berry farm.  Strangely enough, the latest addition isn’t anything meant for human consumption or sale, but simply wild flowering plants.