FFA Entomology

The objectives of the FFA Entomology Career Development Event are: 1) recognize and identify several beneficial and destructive insects, 2) learn the classification, type of metamorphosis, and mouthpart structure of important beneficial and destructive insects, 3) understand insect biology, behavior, and collection techniques, and 4) understand how to safely use pesticides to control destructive insects.

Identification (PDF)


Purchase a collection

A complete, labeled collection of FFA Contest insects can be purchased through the CV Riley Entomology Society. The cost of a full collection is $400.