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Minnesota Department of Agriculture confirms new fruit pest

Published 08/22/2012, Alexandria Echo Press

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has confirmed a new fruit pest, the spotted wing drosophila (SWD), in Minnesota. SWD is an invasive pest of Asian origin that was first detected in California in 2008 and has since spread to several western and eastern states.

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