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Michael Waldvogel

Associate Extension Professor Emeritus

Urban Entomology

Gardner Hall 4318

919.515.8881

https://cals.ncsu.edu/entomology-and-plant-pathology/people/mwaldvog/

Area(s) of Expertise

Urban structural pests

My program focuses on the delivery of information and technical support to a number of clientele groups concerning the management of structural and industrial pests including bed bugs, cockroaches, ants, rodents and termites.  I provide direct assistance to pest management professionals and industrial clients to solve specific pest problems that can cause product contamination or health risks.

Teaching:

ENT121 – Pesticides and Their Utilization (Fall Semester) – now taught by Dr. Terri Billeisen
ENT163 – Ornamental and Turf Insects (Spring Semester) – now taught by Dr. Terri Billeisen

Instructor in the Agricultural Institute “Soldier to Agriculture Program

Extension:

Development management strategies for residential, industrial and wood-destroying pests, including bed bugs, cockroaches, ants, rodents and termites. Provide direct assistance to pest management professionals and other industrial clients to solve pest problem situations.  Establish educational programs emphasizing IPM in the residential and industrial settings for pest management professionals, state and municipal agencies, the business community, and to general public through the county Cooperative Extension Service programs including NC Safe Plates®, ServSafe®,  IPM for Schools and Child Care Centers, and the Centralized Intern Training Program for county Environmental Health specialists.

Pesticide applicator certification training in  Category B (Public Health) and  structural pest control Phases P (Household Pests), W (Wood Destroying Pests), and F (Structural Fumigation).

Dr. Waldvogel is a faculty member of the North Carolina Agromedicine Institute.

 

Recent Posts/Blogs

Stopping Bugs With a Taste for Art – Feature about managing pests in the NC State Gregg Art Museum

Treating for Mosquitoes While Protecting Pollinators – Video about balancing mosquito control and pollinator protection.

Education

BS, Iona College
MS, Fordham University
MS, The Pennsylvania State Univeresity
Ph.D, North Carolina State University