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Corn Rootworm IPM

Regional Working Group
Julie Peterson

Julie Peterson

  • Associate Professor
  • Extension Specialist
Julie leads the Agroecosystems Entomology Lab, which pursues research questions addressing the ecology and management of agricultural pests with an emphasis on practical applications for integrated pest management in field crops, particularly western bean cutworm and western corn rootworm in corn. Research supports extension programming to develop proactive educational programs in IPM of arthropod pests of field crops grown in west central Nebraska.

Contact Info

402 W State Farm Rd
North Platte


  • Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2012
  • B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University, 2007