- Ed Bynum
- Associate Professor and AgriLife Extension Entomologist
- (806) 677-5600
- Undergraduate Education
- B.S. Animal Production - Texas Tech University
- Graduate Education
- M.S. Entomology - Texas Tech University
- Ph.D. Agronomy - Texas Tech University
Dr. Edsel “Eddie” D. Bynum Jr, served as the integrated pest management agent for Nolan, Mitchell, Scurry and Jones counties from 2005 to December 2008.
Bynum earned a bachelor of science degree in animal production, a master of science degree in entomology and a doctorate in agronomy from Texas Tech University.
Bynum was a research assistant from 1974-1976 at Texas Tech University prior to joining Texas AgriLife Research. He was a a Technician I from 1976 to 1977, and a research associate from 1977 to 1987 at the Lubbock center where he worked primarily with grain crops. He was a senior research associate with AgriLife Research at Dallas where he evaluated cotton breeding lines for resistance to fleahoppers. From 1999 to 2003 he was an assistant research scientist with AgriLife Research at Lubbock. During his career he has worked extensively with pests including the sunflower moth, Russian wheat aphid, greenbug, southwestern corn borer, two-spotted spider mite, Banks grass mite and cotton fleahopper. He is a member of the Entomological Society of America and the Southwestern Entomological Society.