Fight The Bite!

Learn more about Zika and its mosquitoes in Kentucky.

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Drones vs. Invaders

Drones scan for invasive Emerald Ash Borers. Learn more about UK Forest Entomology.

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Big Rigs vs. Little Pests

Students like Nathan Mercer conduct field research to investigate pests.

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Asian Longhorned Beetle

Round 'Em Up! Invasive Longhorned Beetles are at the border.

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New Species

Dr. Lenhart's survey of KY grasshoppers finds new records for the state.

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Annoucements

Zika Website: Current Info For Kentuckians

Entomology News

  • August 9, 2017

    Join us on September 1, 2017, 7-9pm, for this year's annual Insect Safari at the UK Arboretum! We'll have games, face-painting, a live insect zoo, and other activities. Stay until dark and trek with us onto the Arboretum's network of trails to search for insects and spiders. $1 per person. Read more here.

  • May 31, 2017

    UK Entomology offers tips for protection from mosquito bites. Read the UKAgNews article by Katie Pratt.

  • May 12, 2017

    University of California Extension Entomologist Dr. Larry Godfrey (1956-2017) was recently honored with a career retrospective here, at the UC Davis Entomology and Nemology website. Dr. Godfrey graduated from Dr. Yeargan's laboratory at The University of Kentucky Department of Entomology in 1984. Godfrey was know for his work in rice and cotton IPM.