Press Releases

Lanham, MD; November 15, 2012 – The winners of the 2012 ESA YouTube Your Entomology were announced Sunday, November 11 during the awards ceremony at Entomology 2012 in Knoxville, TN. Each winner received a $200...
Lanham, MD; November 12, 2012 – Recommendations and decisions to use “least toxic pesticides” and “pesticides as a last resort” have flourished in the last decade, but according to three...
Lanham, MD; Oct 9, 2012 – The members of the judging panel for the 2012 ESA YouTube Your Entomology contest have chosen the finalists for each of the four categories. The winners from each category will be...
Lanham, MD; Oct 9, 2012 – A new study published in the Journal of Economic Entomology reports that live insects were found in 47% of firewood bundles purchased from big box stores, gas stations and grocery stores...
Lanham, MD; Oct 1, 2012 – Dr. Mark E. Whalon, professor of entomology and the director of the Center for Integrated Plant Systems at Michigan State University, has been selected by the Entomological Society of...
Lanham, MD; September 28, 2012 -- Tadpole shrimp are pests of rice production systems in California and have recently been found impacting Missouri and Arkansas rice fields. The shrimp feed on rice seedlings and uproot...
Lanham, MD; September 28, 2012 -- The apple flea weevil, a sporadic insect pest in the early 1900s, has reemerged as a severe pest in organic apple orchards in Michigan, where outbreak population levels have been...
Lanham, MD; September 26, 2012 -- The green stink bug is one of the most damaging native stink bug species in the United States. Stink bugs feeding on cotton, soybeans, tomatoes, peaches, and other crops can result in...
Lanham, MD; September 24, 2012 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is honored to announce that Sonny Ramaswamy, Director of the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), will be...
Lanham, MD; September 19, 2012 – Nearly 3,000 insect scientists are expected to attend Entomology 2012, the 60th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, this November in Knoxville, TN. Members...