Many pests emerged earlier than usual this year due to the weather, but populations and how long they stay will depend on the weather to come.
Upstate New York is closer to seeing the release of moths that have been genetically engineered to produce non-viable larvae, a move that will likely stoke concerns over the regulation of bioengineered insects this summer. Read moreRead More »
Purdue University entomologist Ian Kaplan and his team have received a $3.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture to fund their research into the environmental, ecological and socioeconomic effects of neonicotinoid pesticide use. Read more about Kaplan and the grant here.Read More »