Japanese beetle

Invasive Insect
12:02 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Harsh Winter Likely Didn’t Slow Japanese Beetle

The Japanese Beetle
Credit University of Illinois Extension

Farmers and home gardeners probably should not expect a respite from a voracious pest.

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A Benefit of the Polar Vortex
4:11 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Harsh Winter Freezing Out Some Crop-Devouring Pests

Western Corn Rootworm Beetles chew on a stalk of corn
Credit Purdue University Extension

Despite what they may be thinking now, Midwest grain farmers and backyard gardeners alike may be thankful for the recent arctic temperatures before 2014 is out.

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