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  • Posted on March 2, 2015
    Insects For All

    Entomology professor Daniel Young presides over a prodigious collection of bugs on campus. Thanks to digital technology, this collection and many others will soon be available online for everyone to learn from and enjoy.

  • Posted on November 3, 2014
    Meeting the Scourge

    The tiny emerald ash borer is decimating trees in the Upper Midwest. CALS researchers are helping communities understand how to prevent and contain the damage.

  • Posted on November 2, 2014
    Of Pests and Pathogens

    Insects play a role in the spread of food-born pathogens on crops

  • Posted on March 6, 2014
    Goodbye, Bug Guy

    He’s been helping farmers, gardeners, landscapers, science students and pest-plagued citizens for decades. We present
    a fond look at Phil Pellitteri, Wisconsin’s rock star entomologist, on the eve of his retirement.

  • Posted on June 18, 2013
    Protecting our Pollinators

    Bees, so crucial to our food supply, are dying off at alarming rates. CALS researchers are taking a close look at everything from the microbes in their hives to the landscapes they live in to identify in what conditions bees thrive.

  • Posted on February 15, 2013
    Five things everyone should know about . . . Spotted Wing Drosophila

    1.  There are 113 species of fruit flies. Why worry about this one? While most other fruit flies attack only overripe or damaged fruit, the […]

  • Posted on October 12, 2012
    Coping with the Climate

    For Wisconsin farmers dealing with wild swings in weather, adaptation is the key.

  • Posted on October 18, 2011
    How bees make honey

    Producing honey is a strenuous team effort for bees

  • Posted on October 17, 2011
  • Posted on June 20, 2011
    Marching to the Music

    “Antennal drumming” guides caste development in social wasps

  • Posted on February 17, 2011
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    Five things everyone should know about . . . Bedbugs

    More on the bugs that go ‘bump’ in the night.