Jeremy Jubenville has officially accepted a position in the vegetable entomology lab and will be joining us in Jan 2013 as a Master’s student to work on solving celery insect problems. Welcome Jeremy!
Rob received the prestigious NIFA Predoctoral Fellowship from USDA to fund his research for two years and Alex received the Hutson Research Grant from MSU Entomology, to fund part of her research this summer. Congratulations to both students!
Congrats to Rob for placing 2nd in the MSU Plant Science Graduate Student Research Symposium with his 10-min presentation on the asparagus miner degree day model!
Alex and Rob will be giving 10-min research presentations in the student competition at the 10th Annual Plant Science Graduate Student Research Symposium on April 3, 2012 at MSU’s East Lansing Campus. Good luck to both of them!
The early view print of our article titled “Resistance to neonicotinoid insecticides in field populations of the Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)” is now available at the website of Pest Management Science. Click here for the pdf file of the article.
Our Colorado potato beetle insecticide monitoring work and issues related to increasing insecticide resistance is in the news, read the article at The Grower magazine or on this website under Extension>Publications>Potato.
Congratulations to Alex Bryant for placing 2nd at the 2011 Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, in the Grad Student Competition for the President’s Prize for her 10-minute oral presentation!
Check out our new MSU fact sheet on ‘Caterpillar pests in cole crops’, on our website under the tabs ‘Extension > Publications > Cole crops’. This will be available free of charge at the Great Lakes Expo, Grand Rapids, MI, Dec. 6-8, 2011.
Alex and Rob received the Hutson Funds from MSU to support their travel to and stay at the 2011 Entomology meeting in Reno, Nevada in November. Both grad students will be presenting 10-min oral presentations in the student competition on their 2011 results. Good luck!
Here are some of the extension events for this summer, where you can learn more about what we do:
- Consultant’s Breakfast, Hart, MI July 19, 7-8AM;
- Vegetable Twilight Meeting, Capac, MI, July 20, 6-9PM;
- Vegetable Twilight Meeting, Dundee, MI, July 26, 6-9PM;
- Potato Field Day, Montcalm, MI, August 11;
- Onion Twilight Meeting, Gun Lake Marsh, August 18, 6-9PM