Distinguished Service Award

Michael R. Bush

Michael R. Bush
Extension Educator
Washington State University Extension
Yakima County

Years of CES Service: 17

Michael R. Bush, Ph.D. serves as an Associate Professor with Washington State University Extension and has worked out of the Yakima County office since 1998.  Dr. Bush’s area of expertise is entomology with training in pomology, weed sciences and environmental toxicology.  Bush’s Extension programs deal with exotic crop pests, tree fruit pest management, landscape horticulture and insect diagnostics.  Mike’s favorite outreach service is to the Master Gardener Program of Washington State.

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Michael R. Bush, Ph.D. serves as an Associate Professor with Washington State University Extension and has worked out of the Yakima County office since 1998. Dr. Bush’s area of expertise is entomology with training in pomology, weed sciences and environmental toxicology. Bush’s Extension programs deal with exotic crop pests, tree fruit pest management, landscape horticulture and insect diagnostics. Mike’s favorite outreach service is to the Master Gardener Program of Washington State.

Mike’s hometown is Plattsburgh, New York, but currently lives in Washington State – he has never been from apple country. Mike thanks the National Association of County Agricultural Agents for selecting him for an Achievement Award in 2004 and for an Outstanding Service Award in 2006. Mike recently coauthored an article on “Recommendations for Extension Professionals and Volunteers Regarding Individuals with Delusional Infestation” in the Journal of the NACAA in January and looks forward to celebrating 100 Years of the NACAA in 2015.