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ESA News

William A. Kolbe, BCE, technical director for Viking Termite and Pest Control, just celebrated his 40th year in the urban-entomology/structural-pest-control industry.  
At the 58th Annual Livestock Insect Workers Conference in San Diego, CA, June 22-25, two awards were presented to longtime ESA members in recognition of their contributions to livestock entomology. Dr. Phil Kaufman of...
Dr. Ronald W. Hodges, President of the Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, announced today the addition of two new members of the Foundation’s Board of Directors.  Dr. Sangmi Lee and Dr. Todd Gilligan...
Walter Leal (UC Davis), co-chair of the 2016 International Congress of Entomology, teamed with Nobel laureate Kurt Wüthrich (Scripps Institute and ETH Zurich, Switzerland) to unravel how a carrier protein enables male...
Lt. James Dunford, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Detachment, was recently recognized by CDC for his efforts developing an instructional video to track...
At the 57th Annual Meeting of the Livestock Insect Workers Conference, Dr. Bill Clymer was presented with the Industry Appreciation Award in recognition of his long-term commitment to and consistent support of the LIWC...
The Lifetime Achievement Award in Veterinary Entomology was presented to Dr. Wes Watson of North Carolina State University at the 57th Annual Livestock Insect Workers Conference in Nebraska City, Nebraska, June 25th,...
Rosmarie Kelly, an entomologist at the Georgia Department of Public Health, is featured in this local TV news video on what does and does NOT keep mosquitoes away. Watch the video below.
Sandra Allan, an entomologist at USDA’s Agricultural Research Service, is featured in this video about things that "mosquitoes are addicted to." Surprisingly it’s not blood, but sugar. All...
Karen Vail, an entomologist at the University of Tennessee, is interviewed in this TV news video on kudzu bugs, which have recently made their way north to Tennessee. Watch the video below.
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This edition of eNews contains information about the ESA-OUP publications partnership, two newly proposed insect common names that are open for comments, a call for photos for the 2016 World of Insects...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about a letter from ESA to the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Director Sonny Ramaswamy commenting on recommendations made by a...
This edition of eNews contains information about the upcoming ESA Branch meetings, the National Agricultural Library's PubAg search engine, nomination procedures for ESA Honorary Members and Fellows, the...
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During September, 2013, there were several news reports of multitudes of crickets invading Oklahoma City. Many of these scenes were catured on video, which you can see below.
This video shows a very colorful peacock spider busting some crazy dance moves with techno music in the background. Click here to read more about the spider and for more videos. Watch the video below.  
This is a fascinating documentary about spiders, made by National Geographic. Watch the video below:  
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The rice water weevil, Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus, is the most harmful insect pest of rice in the United States, causing yield losses of up to 25 percent. Adults inflict damage by consuming leaf tissue, and the larvae...
ESA is looking for outstanding insect photos to grace our “World of Insects 2016 Calendar.” Photos should be of the highest aesthetic and technical quality. Photographs for the calendar will be selected by...
Annapolis, MD: February 2, 2015 -- The Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) carries a bacterial pathogen that causes citrus greening disease (huanglongbing), which is destroying trees in many countries and states,...
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