Firewood Insects

ENTFACT-626: Firewood Insects  |  Download PDF

by Lee Townsend, Extension Entomologist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture 

Many people use a fireplace to supplement their heat supply or just for enjoyment. Insects and other arthropods that are brought into the home on or in firewood may cause alarm but most are of no consequence. Firewood insects usually belong to one of two groups:

Soldier Beetles

ENTFACT-625: Soldier Beetles  |  Download PDF

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) FAQs for Kentuckians

ENTFACT-453: Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) FAQs for Kentuckians  |  Download PDF

by Lee Townsend, Extension Entomologist
Lynne Rieske-Kinney, Professor, Forest Entomologist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture 

This factsheet has been developed to provide information on the status of the emerald ash borer in Kentucky and some general information about the insect as it relates to spread and management.