IPM Specialists & Associates

Lisa Behnken, M.S.Lisa Behnken

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Specialist
MN-IPM Program - Southeast MN

Areas of Expertise: IPM, Agronomy, Pest Identification 

507-280-2867
lbehnken@umn.edu

Eric Burkness, M.S. Eric Burkness

Researcher 6
St. Paul, MN

Area of Expertise: IPM of fruit and vegetable crops; Sampling

612-624-3670
burkn001@umn.edu


Fritz Breitenbach, M.S. Fritz Breitenbach

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Specialist
MN-IPM Program - Southeast MN

Areas of Expertise: IPM, Agronomy, Pest Identification 

507-280-2870
breit004@umn.edu


Bill Hutchison, Ph.D. Bill Hutchison

Professor, Extension Entomologist, and IPM Coordinator
Saint Paul, MN

Areas of Expertise: Insect population dynamics; area-wide IPM and IRM for genetically engineered crops

612-624- 3278
hutch002@umn.edu


Stephen Kells, Ph.D. Stephen Kells

Associate Professor and Interim Department Head
Saint Paul, MN

Areas of Expertise: Urban and industrial entomology

612-625-4798
kells002@umn.edu


Bruce Potter, M.S. Bruce Potter

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Specialist
MN-IPM Program - Southwest MN

Area of Expertise: Field crop entomology/IPM, corn and soybean insect/host interactions

507-752-7372
bpotter@umn.edu


Suzanne Wold-Burkness, M.S. Suz

IPM Communications Coordinator
St. Paul, MN

Area of Expertise: IPM of fruit and vegetable crops

woldx018@umn.edu