Parts of the Willamette Valley were hit hard by a weather system that brought snow and freezing rain mid February. Some orchards were devastated by the damage when branches and even entire tree trunks were split by heavy accumulations of precipitation.
This video discusses the amazing little samurai wasp that attacks brown marmorated stink bugs. Much of the footage was filmed at the North Willamette Research and Extension Center!
Click HERE to watch the video and learn more about the parasitoid wasp Trissolcus japonicus.
David Lowenstein accepted a position with Michigan State University Extension last spring and is now a consumer horticulture extension educator based out of Clinton Township. Congratulations David!