A survey of state integrated pest management coordinators shows positive signs of IPM uptake in agricultural settings, but common barriers remain. In general, the more profitable, testable, and understandable the practices, the more likely growers are to adopt them.
At education and outreach events, University of Wisconsin entomologists have recruited a pair of mannequins as life-size visual aids for people to practice checking for ticks.
A Career in Entomology Shaped by Biology, Environmental Toxicology, and Lots of Scientific Conferences
Meet Tom Bilbo, Ph.D., an assistant professor and research and extension specialist at Clemson University, expert in vegetable and strawberry entomology, and subject of the next installment of our "Standout Early Career Professionals" series.
Meet Hillary M. Peterson, Ph.D., Maine state IPM specialist, entomology outreach virtuoso, and subject of the next installment of our "Standout Early Career Professionals" series.