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Let's Get Buggy and Celebrate Entomology!

Thursday May 16, 2019 on the St. Paul Campus - Borlaug Hall
Schedule of events (subject to change):
9-11 am: Student Poster Session, Land O' Lakes Room, 395 Borlaug Hall
11 am-noon:Richards-Hodson Lecture, 335 Borlaug Hall
presented by Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy
"Of Bugs, Entomology, and Global Food Security"

Plan to arrive early, limited seating

Members of the Entomology Department will be participating in the 2019 UMN Major/Minor Expo on Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 1-4 pm in the Great Hall of Coffman Memorial Union.

Corrie Nyquist, an Advanced Master's Student in Entomology wins the Pathfinder Fellowship from the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI).

UMN students all performed excellently in the oral and poster presentation competitions at the Entomological Society of America 2018 annual meeting. We were the top 4th university (along with three others) in highest number of winners. Congrats to Michelle, Anh, Cody, Rafael, Anthony and Julia!

Sujaya RaoWith the world’s population on the rise and food scarcity becoming a major concern, a University of Minnesota researcher believes that insects are the answer to feeding the world.

Asian beetle autumn gathering Autumn is upon us- celebrate by picnicking with the Entomology Department in the Cargill building!

Friday September 21st 4-7pm Dinner and beverages provided - children and partners welcome!

Happy Fall!

Anthony HansonThe American Society of Agronomy sums up one of post doc Anthony Hanson's thesis chapters. The work was a result of a collaborative project between the Koch lab and Aaron Lorenz's soybean breeding lab at U of MN.

Beetle and state fair logo It's Fair time again! Come find us at the Ag/Hort Building on the following days from 1-5pm:

Saturday 8/25

Tuesday 8/28

Friday 8/31

Saturday 9/1 Come for the cricket chip taste test today!

Green Halictid [8/29/18] The Bee Lab's facility, professors, students and extension are featured in this summer's Legacy. Keep up the stellar work everyone!

Stinkbugs The Star Tribune interviews Bob Koch and Bill Hutchison on a new app that hopes to crowdsource the spread of the brown marmorated stinkbug, an invasive agricultural pest advancing into Minnesota.

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