Press Releases

Annapolis, MD; July 6, 2016 -- The Entomological Society of America (ESA) recently released position statements that offer recommendations on how to avoid insect resistance to pesticides and to genetically modified crops...

Annapolis, MD; June 28, 2016 -- This week is National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, and the Entomological Society of America is supporting the effort with a special collection of articles about the Asian tiger mosquito...

Annapolis, MD; June 27, 2016 -- The Entomological Society of America is pleased to announce the winners of its 2016 awards. The awards will be presented at the International Congress of Entomology in Orlando, Florida, September 25-30, 2016...

Annapolis, MD; May 10, 2016 – Tick-borne diseases such as Heartland virus, Lyme disease, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever are serious public-health threats. In order to address these threats, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Entomological Society of America, the IPM Institute of North America, and the North Central IPM Center will hold the "Integrated Tick Management Symposium: Solving America’s Tick-Borne Disease Problem" in Washington, DC, May 16-17, 2016...

Annapolis, MD; May 10, 2016 — Billbugs, a type of weevil that is found from southern Canada to Mexico as well as parts of the Caribbean, are a major pest of turfgrass, a crop that brings in tens of...

Annapolis, MD; April 28, 2016 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA) has issued a statement about the dangers of invasive species and the potential threats they pose to U.S. national interests by undermining food security, trade agreements, forest health, ecosystem services, environmental quality, and public health and recreation...

Annapolis, MD; April 5, 2016 – In order to determine where bed bug outbreaks are occurring and the best way to prevent and control infestations, entomologists exa...

Annapolis, MD; March 31, 2016 – Insects known as treehoppers vary wildly in form, sporting many different shapes and colors....

Annapolis, MD; March 30, 2016 – Researchers from Michigan State University believe they have invented a better -- or at least a cheaper -- version of the proverbial mouse trap....

Annapolis, MD; March 30, 2016 – White grubs, commonly known as masked chafers, are fat, cream-colored, brown-headed larvae that can be pests of turfgrass....

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