Ohio State Entomology
Jamie Strange, Chair and Professor, Columbus
Andy Michel, Associate Chair and Professor, Wooster
Steve Baker, Fiscal Officer, Columbus
Sarah DeVilbiss, Office Manager, Columbus
Erin Parker, Office Manager, Wooster
Joe Raczkowski, Undergraduate Advisor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Insect ID and Pest Questions
PEST CONTROL RECOMMENDATIONS
As a public institution, we can not to promote a single company. A reputable company can be found by referring to the Ohio Pest Management Association membership directory. OPMA has a code of conduct for members and is generally comprised of responsible pest management specialists.
LOCAL OSU EXTENSION OFFICE
Your local OSU Extension office has Agriculture and Natural Resource Educators able to answer farm, garden, home, and business questions.
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IDENTIFICATION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM (ITP) ID TOOLS
ITP, part of USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Plant Protection, Quarantine division, develops ID tools to make pest identification easier and more efficient, including fact sheets, ID keys, screening aids, and mobile apps.
The OSU C. Wayne Ellett Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic (CWEPPDC) specializes in the identification of plant diseases, plant health problems, insects and insect related problems. PPDC is currently moving to a new location, so temporarily their services are unavailable.