In the Media
[8/16/16] Professor Bob Koch talks to the DTN Progressive Farmer about reports of pyrethroid failures against soybean aphids in Minnesota.
[8/17/16] A new study published by Anh Tran, Tavvs Alves & Bob Koch, has found Sulfoxaflor to be less harmful to beneficial predators of soybean aphids...
[7/25/16] Our department's part time Ninja and full-time Entomologist in training, Eric Middleton, will be on the American Ninja Warrior TONIGHT at 7:00 pm on NBC!
[7/1/16] ESA 2016 Award Winners were just announced, including Theresa Cira, PhD Candidate. Theresa is the recipient of STUDENT ACTIVITY AWARD. This national award is presented annually to recognize a student for outstanding contributions to the Society, his or her academic department, and the community, while still achieving academic excellence. For more information, see the ESA page.
[1/7/16] Graduate student Eric Middleton advances to the finals of the competition show American Ninja Warrior. Congratulations Eric, and best of luck!
[6/20/16] UMN Entomology grad students were well represented at this year's North Central Branch-Entomological Society of America (NCB-ESA) meeting. Ahn Tran recieved an award, Anthony Hanson recieved three, and Joe Kaser was an invited speaker. Congratulations to everyone!
[7/1/16] Vera Krischik speaks to Tech Times on the decline in milkweed due to increasing use of genetically engineered crops and herbicides.
[6/2/16] Andrea Hefty is the proud recipient of the 2016 Western Forest Insect Work Conference Memorial Scholarship, awarded to outstanding students of forest entomology. Congratulations Andrea!
[5/10/16] An industrywide survey found that 60 percent to 75 percent of growers nationally no longer neonicitinoid insecticides to protect their plants, a remarkable change that has taken place in the past few years. Vera Krischik speaks to Star Tribune on the importance of bees.