When the world's largest brood of 17-year periodical cicadas rose from the ground in spring 2021, the eastern U.S. (and beyond) was ready. Half a million crowdsourced observations later, the entomologists who followed the Brood X 2021 emergence reflect on the experience.
A survey of soybean farmers finds misunderstandings about terms such as "economic threshold" and "economic injury level." The results suggest that improved and well-tailored communication efforts could improve adoption of integrated pest management principles.
Tick researchers in Connecticut turn their eye toward their local community with an educational film series about backyard tick management. Learn how the project came together and why it could be a useful model for other entomology-outreach efforts.
Check out the four finalist videos in the Entomological Society of America's 2020 YouTube Your Entomology Contest. Final results will be announced in October and acknowledged during Entomology 2020.