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Erik Wenninger

Erik Wenninger

Professor & Extension Specialist, Integrated Pest Management Coordinator


OLC, Room 107



Mailing Address

Kimberly Research and Extension Center
University of Idaho
3806 N 3600 E
Kimberly, ID 83341-5082

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
M.S., Idaho State University
B.S., University of Toledo

  • Conducts research on the biology, ecology and behavior of insect pests and their natural enemies in order to develop economically and environmentally sound management strategies
  • Specific interests include applied behavioral and chemical ecology, mating behavior, plant-insect interactions and biological control
  • Commodity focus of research efforts includes potato and sugar beet
  • Delivers research-based information to enhance the working knowledge of producers, county educators, crop advisors and other agricultural clientele
  • Commodity responsibilities for Extension efforts include potato, sugar beet and other field crops


University of Idaho

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 242
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2329
Moscow, ID 83844-2329

Phone: 208-885-3776