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Department of Entomology

Department of Entomology
The Iowa State University Entomology Department has a long history of responsiveness, excellence, training students for leadership roles and developing innovative and practical solutions to insect-based challenges in public health and agriculture. The mission of the Department of Entomology is to educate Iowans about insects and the science of entomology in order to improve the quality of life in our State.

Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP)

Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP)
The goal of the Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) program is to provide educational information throughout Iowa on the safe use of pesticides. The PSEP program is responsible for Pesticide Applicator Training in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS). Other programs that PSEP is involved in include integrated pest management, worker protection, water quality, and agricultural health.