Jonathan Larson, Phd

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Jonathan Larson, Phd

Nebraska Extension Entomology Educator | Community Environment


  • Phd in Entomology from University of Kentucky
  • B.S. in Entomology from Purdue University

Extension Education Focus

Dr. Larson is focused on providing Nebraskans with information regarding insects that may impact their lives. He can help to identify any insect or arachnid pest you find in your home or landscape and provide control tips that are environmentally and economically sustainable.

Current Educational Offerings

  • Emerald Ash Borer Awareness (with John Fech)
  • Sleep Tight, Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite
  • How You Can Help with Pollinator Conservation
  • Top 10 Nebraska Horticulture Pests
  • Top 10 Insect Pests in Omaha
  • The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Insects in Nebraska

Publications | Curriculum

Dr. Larson's Arthro-Pod Blog and Podcast provides pest profiles and interviews with insect experts from around the country.

  • Assessing Insecticide Hazard to Bumble Bees Foraging on Flowering Weeds in Treated Lawns;
  • The Plight of the Bees;

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