Wayne Buhler North Carolina State

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W. Buhler

Wayne Buhler is a Professor, Extension Specialist, and Assistant Department Head in the Department of Horticultural Science at North Carolina State University.

He is the Coordinator for the NC Pesticide Safety Education Program (http://ipm.ncsu.edu/pesticidesafety). His responsibilities include the development and distribution of educational materials dealing with the proper and responsible use of pesticides for the certification and recertification of pesticide applicators. Wayne works with his Extension colleagues throughout the U.S. to create content for the Pesticide Environmental Stewardship website (http://pesticidestewardship.org) and eXtension Pesticide Stewardship CoP.

Wayne was born in New Jersey, grew up on the beaches of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and moved with his family to Indiana after graduating high school. He completed his Bachelor’s degree at Anderson University in Indiana, and has a Master’s degree and a PhD in Entomology from Purdue University.  He is married and has 3 daughters, plus a female toy fox terrier (life is good!). He used to be good at football, baseball and slow-pitch softball, and now plays sports that don’t require as much running, like corn-hole.

Contact Information

Wayne G. Buhler, Ph.D.
Professor and Pesticide Education Specialist
Department of Horticultural Science, CALS          
North Carolina State University          
Box 7609, Raleigh, NC 27695-7609
Voice 919/515-5369 / Fax 919/515-7747 / email wayne_buhler@ncsu.edu                  

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.