Department of Entomology
123 W. Waters Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan KS 66506-4004


785-532-6232 fax


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Extension Entomology Personnel

123 W. Waters Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-4027

Phone: 785/532-5891
Fax: 785/532-6258

Robert Bauernfeind

Vegetables, Turf, Fruit, Floriculture, Ornamentals and Woody Plant Insects plus Insect Zoo and Youth Entomology Coordinator. 

Raymond A. Cloyd

Ornamental and Horticultural Entomology/Pest Management (Greenhouse, Turfgrass, Landscape, Nursery, Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs, Conservatory, and Interiorscape). State Leader for Entomology Extension

Sharon Dobesh

Bee Questions.

Brian McCornack

Mobile technologies and digital delivery of Extension resources.

Robert J. (Jeff) Whitworth

Crop Pests (Alfalfa, Corn, Cotton, Sorghum, Soybeans, Sunflowers and Wheat) plus Household, Stored Product and Bee Questions.

Off-campus Faculty

JP Michaud

Integrated Pest Management (Sunflowers, Sorghum and Wheat) and Biological Control (Life History and Ecology of Lady Beetles) -- Agricultural Research Center - Hays


Sarah Zukoff

Crop Pests (Corn, Soybeans, Cotton, Alfalfa, Wheat and Sorghum), IPM, conservation of beneficial arthropods in/around cropping systems (pollinators, predators, parasitoids), drought/ insect interactions in cropping systems -- Agricultural Research Center - Garden City


Pesticide Safety Education and Integrated Pest Management (PSE-IPM) Coordinator

Frannie Miller -- McPherson County Office

Link to Pesticide Safety Education and Integrated Pest Management website

Support Staff

Wendy Johnson

Extension Associate and MyFields Program Coordinator

Sharon Schroll

Office Professional

Holly Schwarting

Coordinates and conducts research on pests of all field crops and household pests. Team teaches Entom 612. Contributes to and coauthors  many  Extension publications concerning crop and household pests.

Eva Zurek

Insect Diagnostician
Extension Personnel
Robert J. Bauernfeind
Phone : 785-532-4752
Raymond A. Cloyd
Phone : 785-532-4750
Sharon Dobesh
Phone : (785) 532-1340
Wendy Johnson
Phone : (785) 532-4736
Brian McCornack
Phone : (785) 532-4729
J.P. Michaud
Phone : (785) 625-3425
Frannie Miller
Phone : 620-241-1523
Sharon Schroll
Phone : (785) 532-5891
Holly Schwarting
Phone : (785) 532-4730
Robert J. (Jeff) Whitworth
Phone : (785) 532-5656


Sarah Zukoff
Phone: (620-275-9164)

Eva Zurek
Phone : (785) 532-4710