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.


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


[7/12/2018] Major concerns and reports of JB damage are now common on raspberry (summer, fall), blueberry and wine grapes. 

[7/11/2018] This month's episodes of "What's Killing My Kale?" is all about plant diseases.