Press Releases

Lanham, MD; April 24 2014 – ESA has begun accepting entries for the 2014 YouTube Your Entomology Video Contest. For the sixth year in a row, this contest gives ESA members the opportunity to showcase their talents...
Annapolis, MD; April 24, 2014 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is very pleased to announce that it has assumed ownership of the Journal of Insect Science from the University of Wisconsin.
Annapolis, MD; April 10, 2014 – Representing the Entomological Society of America (ESA), Past President Robert Wiedenmann, Ph.D., testified today before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior,...
Annapolis, MD; April 9, 2014 -- The Florida Entomological Society (FES) has announced that it will co-locate its 2016 annual meeting with the XXV International Congress of Entomology (ICE), which will be held in Orlando...
Annapolis, MD; April 5, 2014 -- The organizers of ICE 2016, the XXV International Congress of Entomology, invite members of the global community of insect scientists to submit ideas for symposia for the 2016 meeting,...
Annapolis, MD; March 25, 2014 -- The invasive brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) is an important pest of fruits and vegetables. To counter them, some home gardeners use pheromone-baited traps that are...
Annapolis, MD; March 18, 2014 -- Stink bugs have been consistently ranked among the most damaging insect pests of cotton in the southeastern United States for the past several years. Apart from the feeding damage, stink...
Annapolis, MD; March 3, 2014 -- Resistance to pesticides has now been recorded in nearly a thousand pest species, including more than 500 insects, 218 weeds, and 190 fungi that attack plants. The recorded cases of...
Annapolis, MD; February 25, 2014 -- Eggs from head lice, also called nits, are incredibly difficult to remove. Female lice lay eggs directly onto strands of hair, and they cement them in place with a glue-like substance...
Annapolis, MD; February 24, 2014 -- Hundreds of insect scientists and entomology students will be meeting in Greenville, SC next week as members of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America (ESA)...