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The winners were announced on Nov. 11 during an awards ceremony at Entomology 2012, in Knoxville, Tenn.

| November 29, 2012

LANHAM, Md. — The winners of the 2012 ESA YouTube Your Entomology were announced on Nov. 11 during the awards ceremony at Entomology 2012 in Knoxville, Tenn.

Each winner received a $200 cash prize and a Stinger award trophy.

The winners and finalists for each category and links to the videos can be found below:

Research/Discovery Category
WINNER: “A New Weed Seed Predator?”
by Aaron F. Fox
North Carolina State University

Teaching/Instruction Category
WINNER: “Invasive Species”
by David A. Andow and Ellen Schofield
University of Minnesota

“The Cankerworm Chronicles”
by Lynn F. Faust
Emory River Land Company

“Trissolcus halyomorphae: An Egg Parasitoid of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug”
by Chris Hedstrom
Oregon State University

Outreach/Extension Category

WINNER: “Soybean Aphid Speed Scouting”
by Cable Hardin, Kelley Tilmon, and Buyung Hadi
South Dakota State University

“Grape Mealybug Spring Monitoring”
by Lucia Varela, Rhonda Smith, and Juliet Braslow
University of California Cooperative Extension

“Pollen of Plenty”
by Erin Ingram and Andrew Ivanhoe
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Open Category
WINNER: “Ants Africa”
by Marlin E. Rice
Ames, IA

“Life in the Gutter”
by Marty Lewis
California State University-Long Beach

“What Makes Science Beautiful”
by Jamin Dreyer and Claudio Gratton
University of Wisconsin—Madison

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