Schofield, Kimberly

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Kimberly Schofield

Kimberly Schofield
Program Specialist-IPM
Texas AgriLife Extension Service
Department of Entomology
17360 Coit Road, Dallas, TX 75252
Phone: 972-952-9221
Fax: 972-952-9632
Email: k-schofield@tamu.edu

Ms. Schofield moved to the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Dallas in February 2004, after receiving her M.S. in entomology with an emphasis on urban and structural entomology. Her responsibilities include working with county agents and specialists to plan educational activities on IPM and controlling fire ants in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, which includes Dallas, Tarrant, Denton and Collin Counties. In addition, she works with homeowners, master gardeners, and pest management professionals to develop training programs on IPM and fire ant control. She also conducts, evaluates and reports from result demonstrations and applied research projects with Extension and Research faculty and staff.

Education

BA
Biology
Texas A&M University
2000

MS
Entomology
Texas A&M University
2004

Employment History

Texas AgriLife Extension
Program Specialist-IPM
2004 – present

Texas A&M University
Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant
2001-2004

New Braunfels Independent School District
Substitute Teacher
2001

Silvers Refrigeration Service
Administrative Assistant
1998-2000

Affiliations

  • Entomological Society of America
  • Southwestern Branch of Entomological Society of America
  • Texas Nursery and Landscape Association


Selected Publications

  • Schofield, K., M. Keck and E. Brown. University Based Research on Organic Pest Management for Homeowners. Resistant Pest Management Newsletter. Spring 2009 (18.2): whalonlab.msu.edu/Newsletter/index.html.
  • Drees, B., K. Schofield, E. Brown, P. Nester, M. Keck, and K. Flanders. 2008. Fire Ant Control: The Two-Step Method and Other Approaches. Texas AgriLife Publication L-5496.
  • Drees, B. and K. Schofield. 2007. Community Wide Imported Fire Ant Kit. Fire Ant Factsheet FAPFS015.
  • Drees, B., K. Flanders, T. Davis, W. Smith, L. Hooper-Bui, K. Vail, W. Gardner, P. Nester, E. Brown, K. Schofield, and M. Keck. Managing Imported Fire Ants in Urban Areas, a Regional Publication Developed for: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. Texas Cooperative Extension Publication B-6043.
  • Jackman, J. A., E. Brown, K. Engler, and M. E. Merchant. 2006. Spiders. Texas Cooperative Extension Publication E-408.
  • Gold, R. E., H. Howell, G. Glenn, and K. Engler. 2005. Subterranean Termites. Texas Cooperative Extension Publication E-368.
  • Gold, R. E., K. Engler, M. Merchant, and E. Brown. 2005. Cockroaches: Recognition and Control. Texas Cooperative Extension Publication E-329.
  • Engler, K. 2005. Insect Pests of Crape Myrtles and Suggestions for Their Control. Texas Cooperative Extension Publication EEE-00022.