Monthly Archives: October 2017

2017 Class a “bug success”

By all accounts, the 12th annual Master Volunteer Entomology Specialist training was a “bug success”. This year’s class was held Sep 18-21 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Center at Dallas and consisted of 28 participants from all over the state.  Dr. Mike Merchant, Extension Urban Entomologist, hosted the class with support from Entomology Assistant Curator, Karen Wright, and Extension entomologists Erfan Vafaie and Robert Puckett. Every year’s class agenda is somewhat unique. In addition to the core curriculum classes in general entomology, insect orders, integrated pest management, and insects… Read More →