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New Pollinator Publication (09/10/20)

A new collaborative NDSU and Michigan State University Extension pollinator fact sheet entitled Meet the Rare, Threatened and Endangered Insect Pollinators of North Dakota, E1977 is available at the NDSU Extension publication website:

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Hornets Active (08/13/20)

The Extension Entomology office has started getting calls on annoying hornets or wasps swarming, or hornet nests near homes or in trees near houses alarming homeowners.

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New Pollinator Publication (07/30/20)

Pollinators are in rapid decline worldwide.

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How Much Defoliation Can My Tree Handle? (07/09/20)

Each year we watch the deciduous trees in our communities, forests, parks, and yards set new leaves to help them produce energy during the hospitable months of our region.

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National Pollinator Week (06/25/20)

June 22-28 is National Pollinator Week. Why do we celebrate bees and other pollinators? Ever hear the expression "busy as a bee"? One out of four bites of human food is courtesy of hard working bees.

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Columbine Sawfly (06/11/20)

My department chair recently texted me a photo of a heavily defoliated columbine and a closeup of the critter causing the damage, and asked “What are these little green worms eating my wife’s columbine leaves?”

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Be Tick Smart (05/14/20)

Ticks are out looking for hosts like you to feed on your blood!

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Prevent Crabgrass this Spring (05/07/20)

Mother Nature can be extraordinarily fickle in the northern Great Plains.

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Raspberry Cane Borer (07/04/19)

The raspberry cane borer (Oberea perspicillata: Cerambycidae) is rarely a serious pest in North Dakota, but it can be problematic when abundant.

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Insect Sampling in Turfgrass (06/27/19)

Before resorting to pesticidal sprays, it is important to know what is causing the issue in your lawn.

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Worms in my Trees (06/20/19)

Calls on tent caterpillars, defoliation and webbing on trees are coming into my office from the Red River Valley area from Fargo up to Grand Forks.

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May and June Beetles Flying (06/06/19)

Over the last two weeks, May and June beetles. Phyllophaga. spp., have been emerging and flying at night towards lights of houses, parking lots, etc..

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Bugs in my Home (05/16/19)

As spring temperatures warm up, homeowners are calling in about insects crawling around on their floors or walls to find out what they are and how to get rid of them.

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