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Philip Rozeboom

SDSU Extension IPM Coordinator

605-688-4377

Berg Agricultural Hall 202
Agronomy, Horticulture & Plant Science-Box 2207A
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

Philip supports the citizens of South Dakota in his role as the SDSU Extension IPM Coordinator based at the South Dakota State University campus in Brookings.

Also by Philip Rozeboom

Elongate, reddish-brown beetle on a white background.

Foreign Grain Beetles in New Construction

Even though fall is here, insects are still active, especially those that spend time indoors. We’ve received pictures and samples from across the state of small, reddish-brown beetles that appear inside homes. These insects are the foreign grain beetle.

Black beetles with orange or yellow spots feeding on a ripe tomato.

How Do I Keep Insects From Destroying My Garden Produce?

It is not unusual to see insects in a garden during the fall, but it can be frustrating to watch nearly ripe produce be destroyed by insects before it can be picked.

A pasture containing a mixture of grasses and alfalfa.

An identification guide for Alfalfa Insect Pests in South Dakota

Pictorial guide for common insect pests of alfalfa in South Dakota