Extension

Got a bug question? Contact Howard Russell, MSU insect diagnostician at (517) 353-9386 or bugman@msu.edu

People often ask about these insects. Here are our quick links to information about: brown marmorated stink bugsbed bugsspotted wing Drosophilaemerald ash borermulti-colored Asian lady beetles, and boxelder bugs. For more information about these insects or others, ask one of our entomology Extension contacts by area.

MSU Extension field staff hosting a field day
MSU faculty and students often join MSU Extension field staff in hosting field days that bring people together to see research into problems and solutions. Here, native plants are grown to attract pollinators and other beneficial insects.

Services and programs

 Insect-specific web sites

Home and yard

Insects and crops

Pollinators

Biological control

Extension publications

Some of these publications are available free online or can be ordered from the MSU Extension Bookstore.

Extension newsletters