Stephen J. Toth, Jr.

Contact Information

Extension Specialist Emeritus
Department of Entomology
North Carolina State University
2312 Gardner Hall
Campus Box 7613
Raleigh, NC USA 27695-7613
Phone: 919.561.1997
Fax: 919.515.7746
Email: steve_toth@ncsu.edu

Education

M.S. Zoology, November 19, 1980; Louisiana Tech University (Ruston)

B.S. Zoology, May 13, 1978; North Carolina State University (Raleigh)

Other: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge); part-time Ph.D. student in Entomology (1981-1988)


Experience

Extension Specialist: Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina (July 15, 1988 to June 30, 2013)

Interim Pesticide Applicator Training Coordinator: Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina; directed Pesticide Applicator Training Program for North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service from February 1, 1997 to February 15, 1998

Research Associate: Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station (Administration) and Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service (Environmental Sciences Division), Baton Rouge, Louisiana; participated as Research Associate in Pesticide Impact Assessment Program from October 1, 1980 to July 1, 1988


Memberships in Professional Societies

Entomological Society of America
North Carolina Entomological Society
Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society of Agriculture
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators
North Carolina Agromedicine Institute
North Carolina Association of Cooperative Extension Specialists


Awards and Honors

2012 International IPM Award of Excellence presented at the 7th International IPM Symposium, Memphis, Tennessee, on March 29, 2012.

Outstanding Contribution of Entomology Award, 2011 Award of Excellence, presented at North Carolina Entomological Society in Raleigh on October 28, 2011.

2010 North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service Foundation Grange Search for Excellence Award: Specialists Team Category presented to G. Fernandez, G. Grabow, K. Jennings, F. Louws, D. Monks, Z. Pesic-VanEsbroeck, B. Poling, C. Safley and S. Toth at the joint luncheon of the NC Cooperative Extension Service Foundation Board, NC Family and Consumer Sciences Foundation Board, NC Extension and Community Association Foundation Board, and NC 4-H Development Fund Board at the University Club, Raleigh, on April 14, 2011.

2003 Distinguished Achievement Award in Extension, Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America, presented at the 77th annual meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on March 11, 2003.

Best Photograph of an Insect or Related Arthropod: Adult Lepidoptera Category, North Carolina Entomological Society, at the North Carolina Entomological Society Fall Banquet in Raleigh on October 5, 2001.

Ten-Year Service Certificate, North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, presented at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service Annual Conference on November 16, 1998.

Outstanding Extension/Regulatory Display, Entomological Society of America (Section E), at the annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Las Vegas, Nevada, on November 11, 1998.

Outstanding Extension/Regulatory Display, Entomological Society of America (Section E), at the annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Louisville, Kentucky, on December 8-12, 1996.

 

Last Modified on August 18, 2013