The nice thing about this nasty weather: It’s killing bad bugs

Colorado_potato_beetle_leptinotarsa_decemlineata_insect-300x210Here’s something to make you feel a little better as you’re putting on your third coat or struggling to stay upright on icy sidewalks. Extended very cold weather is what we need to knock back some insects that we’d like to do without—the emerald ash borer, Colorado potato beetle, and the striped cucumber beetle, for example. CALS entomologist Russell Groves explains in a new CALS podcast.