Current entomological research at the Parma Research and Extension Center includes:
- Integrated management strategies for pests and beneficial insects and mites in specialty crops including hops, mint and alfalfa seed.
- Research on management of pollinators in seed crops including alfalfa seed.
- Parma Cocoon Testing Laboratory provides alfalfa seed growers with accurate information on the health of alfalfa leafcutting bees used to pollinate their crop.
- Identification and management information for insects and mites found in urban and agricultural settings.
For more information about the research contact
208-722-6701 Ext 250