Press Releases

Friday, August 28, 2020--Risk of West Nile Virus Continues: Positive Mosquitoes Detected in 14 Connecticut Towns
Monday, August 24, 2020--Populations of Gulf Coast Tick
Tuesday, August 11, 2020--State Reports First Positive Mosquitoes for EEE Virus in Stonington 
Monday, August 10, 2020--USDA Asks Residents to Forward Unsolicited Packages of Seeds
Tuesday, August 4, 2020--Native Cicada Killer vs. Giant Asian Murder Hornet
Wednesday, July 29, 2020--CAES Plant Science Day 2020--Virtual
Thursday, July 16, 2020--State Reports Positive Mosquitoes for West Nile Virus in Newington
Thursday, July 2, 2020--The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES), along with 10 Universities and one National Laboratory, is funded as part of The Center for Sustainability Nanotechnology (CSN)
Tuesday, June 23, 2020--Lone Star Tick
Monday, June 22, 2020--The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station receives $747,602 USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grant to investigate functions of microbiome on apple flowers in fruit development and disease resistance
Wednesday, June 3, 2020--CAES Announces First Report of Beech Leaf Disease in Hamden and New Haven, Connecticut  
Monday, June 1, 2020--State Mosquito Monitoring Program Begins Testing for Mosquito-Borne Viral Diseases
Thursday, May 28, 2020--The CAES Invasive Aquatic Week Program Discovers 
Tuesday, May 26, 2020--CAES Plant Science Day 2020-Virtual
Monday, May 18, 2020--CAES Tick Testing Laboratory Remains Open During COVID-19 Pandemic 
Wednesday, April 8, 2020--White Appointed Director of The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
Monday, April 6, 2020--CAES Announces Field Trials Showing Impact of a Variety of Delivery Mechanisms for Zoonotic Disease Control
Thursday, February 20, 2020--The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station announces results of the first statewide active tick surveillance effort
Tuesday, March 6, 2018--Keeping Luggage Free From Bed Bugs


June 23, 2015--Gypsy Moth 2015 Outbreak

November 12, 2014-- Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station to Hold Public Hearing Concerning Quarantine Covering All of Connecticut for Emerald Ash Borer   
November 6, 2014-- Nanoparticles May Accumulate In The Food Chain      
July 25, 2014-- Plant Science Day 2014 Presented by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
July 16, 2014-- Emerald Ash Borer Distribution Expanding in Connecticut   
March 31, 2014-- Rodent Lyme Vaccine To Be Tested In Redding, Connecticut      
July 10, 2013-- CAES Plant Science Day      
April 25, 2012-- Spring Open House 2012      

May 16, 2011-- Griswold Research Center Open House      
April 27, 2011-- Spring Open House 2011      

August 4, 2010-- Plant Science Day 2010      

December 10, 2009--Girls and Science Mentorship Program
October 15, 2009--Connecticut Bed Bug Forum   
April 23, 2009--Spring Open House 2009   
April 13, 2009--Chestnuts for Future Forests, Hybrid Chestnuts Planted at Griswold Research Center   
March 17, 2009--CT Bed Bug Forum      
March 17, 2009--CT Bed Bug Forum with Images   
January 29, 2009--The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station hosts a tour of the Analytical Chemistry Laboratory for the Connecticut Media, Legislators, and Interested Citizens

October 20, 2008--Issues Associated with Melamine   
August 18, 2008--The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Asks Residents to Watch for Asian Longhorned Beetle
For additional Asian Longhorned Beetle information go to our Special Features page
July 1, 2008--Plant Science Day 2008  
June 27, 2008--Watermilfoil, weevils and what can be done      
April 1, 2008--Spring Open House 2008    

Heavy Gypsy Moth Activity Anticipated Again in 2006

Gypsy Moths Active in 2005

5/26/04 Louis A. Magnarelli Named Director

01/08/99 Asian Beetle Found Attacking Arborvitae
6/28/99 New Mosquito Found

07/28/98 Beekeepers Warned about Foulbrood
07/20/98 Video about EEE in Libraries
04/12/98 Lyme Disease Ticks More Abundant and Active Early

12/22/97 Kirby Stafford Named Head of Forestry and Horticulture