Japanese beetles thriving in Minnesota this year
If you live in the metro area or in parts of southern Minnesota, you may have noticed some tell tale holes in the leaves of trees, flowers and garden vegetables in your area. They're the work of the invasive Japanese beetle. The beetles first arrived in Minnesota back in the 60s, but this has been an especially bad year for people annoyed by them.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Jeff Hahn, an entomologist at the University of Minnesota Extension.
- Morning Edition, 08/02/2011, 7:45 a.m.