Formally established in 1999, the Center is at the forefront of biocontrol research.
Founded in 1949, the Entomology program at FAMU continues to be involved both in research and community outreach.
FAMU is home of the W. L. Peters Aquatic Entomology Research Collections.
The FAMU Entomology program reaches out into the surrounding community to teach people of all ages and professions about the importance of insects.
This year will mark the 40th Annual Field Day and Workshops in Entomology. Each year's program continues to get better and better as innovative speakers assist those seeking continuing education credits.
is associated with the College of Agriculture and Food Sciences located at Florida A & M
University in Tallahassee, Florida. This site helps share information from a number of different programs
located at the university including portions of the
Center for Biological Control, the Laboratory of Aquatic Entomology,
general research programs associated with agricultural entomology. Florida A & M University is also home to the W. L. Peters
Aquatic Entomology Research Collections recognized by the National Science Foundation, the Florida Department of Agriculture
and Consumer Services, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and specialists from around the world.
Along with ongoing research, the entomology program provides both professional CEU credits during annual Field Day workshops
and volunteers at both schools and other organizations where the importance of insects to our world is communicated to both young and old. If you are interested in having a program at your school you can email us