Press Releases

Lanham, MD; February 29, 2012 -- The pecan weevil, Curculio caryae (Horn), is a major pest of pecans throughout the southeastern United States, as well as portions of Texas and Oklahoma.
Lanham, MD; February 27, 2012 -- The 2012 Joint Meeting of the Southeastern and Southwestern Branches of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) will be held March 4-7, 2012 at the Peabody Hotel in Little Rock,...
Lanham, MD; February 22, 2012 -- Thousands of insects and a swarm of entomologists will converge on Hartford, CT for the 83rd Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America's Eastern Branch.
Lanham, MD; February 10, 2012 -- The southern pine beetle, Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmermann, is a chronic insect pest within pine forests in the southeastern United States. Under favorable environmental and host...
Lanham, MD; February 9, 2012 -- The emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Fairmaire), an invasive insect from Asia which was first found in the U.S. in the 1990s, has since spread to 15 states and is responsible for...
Lanham, MD; February 8, 2012 -- The light brown apple moth (LBAM), Epiphyas postvittana (Walker), an invasive insect from Australia, was found in California in 2006. The LBAM feeds on apples, pears, stonefruits, citrus...
Lanham, MD; February 7, 2012 -- ESA is looking for the best insect photos to grace our “2013 World of Insects Calendar.”   Photos should be of the highest aesthetic and technical quality....
Lanham, MD; February 2, 2012 -- A new study recently published in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management (JIPM) explains the best management practices for consideration and adoption by sod producers in the...
ST. PAUL, MN (February 1, 2012) -- The Coalition for a Sustainable Agricultural Workforce (CSAW), of which ESA is a member, sent a clear message to DC this week: help prevent the spread of misconceptions about...
Lanham, MD; February 1, 2012 -- A new study recently published in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management (JIPM) shows that from 2003 to 2008, the use of insecticide active ingredients was reduced by about 90% in...