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Stink Bugs: Unwelcome Fall Guests

AUBURN, Ala. – While many welcome the cooler weather associated with fall, with it comes unwelcome guests: stink bugs. These noisy bugs, known for their pungent smell, enter many homes in the fall looking for a place to spend the winter. An Extension specialist offers tips and control methods to battle stink bugs. Dr. Xing Ping Hu, an Alabama Extension ... Read More »

Insect Pests Want ‘In’

AUBURN, Ala.—Social media outlets detail stories of lady beetles invading homes through cracks, crevices and doors during the fall. These insect pests aren’t the only ones seeking warmer shelter during the cooler months. Stinkbugs and kudzu bugs are also likely to be found in homes as the weather begins to change. Alabama Cooperative Extension System entomologist Dr. Xing Ping Hu ... Read More »

Scouting for Soybean Insect Pests

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AUBURN, Ala.—Producers are making their way back into the field after more than two weeks of heavy rains and flooding. Many producers had to decide whether to continue with a damaged crop, or to replant. For those working to save soybean crops in the field, Alabama Cooperative Extension System entomologist Dr. Tim Reed has some insect scouting tips. Cutworms Thrips ... Read More »