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Collecting Insects: Tricks of the Trade

New to insect collecting? Whether you're a student just getting started in entomology or a hobbyist exploring your own backyard, here's a primer on tools and tactics for gathering a variety of insects and arthropods.

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A Guide to Conducting Research on Commercial Farms: Advantages and Challenges

Graduate students in entomology often conduct research on commercial farms during their degree programs. This experience can be valuable for a variety of career paths, both within and beyond agricultural settings. Here's a look at some of the benefits of conducting on-farm research and tips for overcoming challenges, as well.