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

[5/14/2020] A free webinar focusing on Covid-19 strategies for u-pick (pick-your-own) farms is being offered on May 20 at 4 pm. More information can be found here.

[4/10/2020] A new 2-episode series on What's Killing my Kale podcast that focuses on spotted wing Drosophilla (SWD) management is available. Listen to the podcast here