As part of our land-grant mission, the Department of Entomology is member of Texas A&M AgriLife, serving the state through research, Extension and outreach. We provide sound advice on the control of urban, structural, landscape, garden, veterinary and agricultural pests, and those that are a threat to the health of people and communities. Through collaborative research with scientists at Texas A&M and universities across the world, we share science-based information you can trust. Our practical, relevant resources are shared by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension entomologists, educators and agents who work in each county, right where you live.
Our county-based personnel Integrated Pest Management Extension Agents and Extension Program Specialists provide local service and extensive expertise to help with insect pest problems.
As a founding pillar of Texas’s land-grant university, our department continues to innovate, teach future leaders and support stakeholders across the state. We collaborate with various state agencies, universities, government organizations and industry groups around the world to develop and disseminate impactful research and Extension programs.
Tackling Challenges through Research
Our research scientists conduct research relating to environmental impacts, public health solutions, urban and structural pest control and other entomological challenges.
Serving Texas Residents and Communities
We strive to lead, both nationally and regionally to provide science-backed information and resources for stakeholders and property owners across Texas. Our trusted Extension Entomologists, educators and agents work in each county to bring innovative and applied programming, right where you live.
Our research labs conduct innovative research to provide science-based solutions to today’s insect problems that affect public health and agriculture.
Research seeks insights on honeybee diets for healthier hives
Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists are studying how pollen diversity affects the nutritional quality of honeybee diets, including asking foundational questions about how nutrition can sustain healthier colonies.
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension
Texas A&M AgriLife Research is the state’s premier research agency in agriculture, natural resources and the life sciences. Through Texas A&M AgriLife Research, we conduct hundreds of projects spanning many scientific disciplines to deliver life-sustaining and industry-changing impacts to citizens throughout Texas and around the world. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is a unique education agency with a statewide network of professional educators, trained volunteers, and county offices. With a vast network of 250 county Extension offices and some 900 professional educators, the expertise provided by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service reaches into every Texas county to address local priority needs. We value people, programs and partnerships.