Contact Us

Insect Questions:

We are not answering insect questions or accepting physical samples at this time. If you have insect questions, please use the following resources: 

  • Visit the Extension Insect page for insect information.
  • Contact a volunteer Master Gardener to ask a question.
  • Contact the Farm Information Line. You'll get reliable, research-based answers from UMN Extension agriculture and natural resources experts. This is a statewide service backed by a network of local educators.

    Farm Information Line:
    Call: 1-800-232-9077
    Hours: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday through Thursday.
    After hours: Leave a voicemail and they'll return your call the next business day.

Bed Bug Questions:

Please visit the Bed Bug Website.

Questions about our Graduate Program:

Please visit our Graduate Program page, or contact:

Karen Mesce, Director of Graduate Studies
U of MN, Entomology
1980 Folwell Ave
219 Hodson Hall
St. Paul, MN 55108

Interactive Map: St. Paul Campus

Ralph Holzenthal beetle illustration