No. 17/October 22, 2018

Last Issue for 2018
This is the last issue of the Home, Yard, and Garden Pest Newsletter for this year. We plan on publishing the first issue of 2019 in mid-April. As always, your suggestions for improving this newsletter are welcome.

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys; BMSB) is an introduced species from Asia that was first recorded in Illinois in 2010.

Seasonal Needle Drop
Around this time of year, the U of I Plant Clinic receives many calls regarding yellowing needles on evergreens.

Last week a client brought in a large white fungal orb that she had dug out of her grandson’s lawn.

Lawn Care Fall Wrap up
There are a few things that can be done to lawns at the end of the season that will help to prepare for a good start the following spring.

Index 2018