Rachel Suits

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Content by Rachel Suits

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)

Information and resources about the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), an invasive

By Nik Wiman, Rick Hilton, Clive Kaiser, Vaughn Walton, Rachel Suits, David Lowenstein, Victoria Skillman, Heather Andrews, | Collection

Tasting Tables in the Gorge: Sourcing Local Produce for Schools

School cafeterias around the state and nation feature Tasting Tables as a way to highlight fresh, seasonal fruits or vegetables. In Hood River and Wasco Counties, OSU Extension sources produce for...

By Lauren Kraemer, Rachel Suits | Article

Highlighting Farmers during Tasting Tables

Tasting Tables in schools provide a great way for students to try new fruits, vegetables, and other foods. Students also get to learn how these foods are grown. In February, the highlighted food of...

By Rachel Suits | Article

The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Halomorpha halys, the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB), is a native species to Asia introduced on the east coast of the U.S. in the late 1990s. Now, it has spread to 43 states and as far north as two...

By Rachel Suits | Article

Japanese Beetle: A Pest to Watch for in Oregon

Japanese beetle ( Popillia japonica ) is an insect exotic to the US, which has previously established throughout parts of the East Coast, Midwest and South. Although small numbers of beetles have been...

By Heather Stoven, Rachel Suits | Article

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