MSU Entomologists welcome arrival of samba wasp for biocontrol of invasive fruit fly

Researchers hope the new biocontrol agent can be reared to help manage spotted- wing drosophila on Michigan fruit farms.

The Bee Corp expands Verifli’s use in blueberry pollination pilot

The Bee Corp recently announced a new series of pilot tests during blueberry pollination season, working with Michigan State University (MSU) entomology professors Rufus Isaacs and Meghan Milbrath, and graduate student Lauren Goldstein

Student view: Thank goodness for honeybees

Lauren Goldstein is a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in entomology in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

MSU receives $2 million USDA grant to improve blueberry pollination

Michigan State University has received a four-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Research Initiative to improve blueberry pollination.

National study documents U.S. specialty crop farmers can increase yields through improved pollination

Largest study of its kind highlights opportunities to improve food security.

MSU scientists earn $1.4M-plus for plant-based research

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCHERS HAVE EARNED MORE THAN $1.4 MILLION FOR RESEARCH AND OUTREACH PROJECTS TO CONTINUE STRENGTHENING MICHIGAN’S AGRI-FOOD INDUSTRIES.

Department of Entomology

http://www.ent.msu.edu
288 Farm Lane
243 Natural Science Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824
Phone 517-355-4633
Fax 517-432-7061

Dr. Rufus Isaacs

isaacsr@msu.edu
Berry Crops Entomology Lab
Department of Entomology
Michigan State University
578 Wilson Rd, Room 202
Center for Integrated Plant Systems
East Lansing MI 48824