The North Central region encompasses a large geographic area (14 states and 3 Canadian provinces) and represents a diversity of crops, environments, and cultures that pose a range of entomological challenges. This includes:
In the United States: Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
In Canada: Manitoba, Nunavut, Ontarion (west of 80°longitude)
Each year, the Branch holds an annual meeting featuring research updates through submitted symposia, papers, and posters; member networking; recognition of undergraduate and graduate student achievements; and opportunities for early career professionals to meet and develop collaborations. Students may compete in paper and poster presentations, a number of recognition awards, travel scholarships, and the Linnaean Games.