These individuals are willing to respond to specific questions in their area of expertise, or to provide referral to others in the pest management field. Please respect their schedules and limited ability to respond. Consider visiting their websites before contacting them directly.
One important source of information is your local Cooperative Extension Service office. Each U.S. state and territory has a state office at its land-grant university and a network of local or regional offices. See https://nifa.usda.gov/Extension for a listing of all offices.
Soil quality and arthropod diversity as it relates to management of insect pests. Biology and ecology of entomopathogenic (insect-parasitic) nematodes for management of soil-dwelling insect pests.
Organic pest management for vegetables and fruit.
IPM, ecological and organic pest management in vegetables.
Integrating biological controls into vegetable IPM systems
Alternatives to insecticides for managing vegetable insects
North Central Region
Pest management in farming systems utilizing cover crops
Biological control of insects in field crops and organic production systems
Sustainable farming systems, cropping systems, cover crops, conservation tillage and pest management, soil quality and pest management, non-chemical weed management.
Organic and sustainable agriculture and pest management
Biological control of insect pests in cotton
Agroecosystem design, biodiversity, ecological pest management
Habitat management, biological control