Urban Spider Chart

ENTFACT SUPPLEMENT: Urban Spider Chart

by Blake Newton and Lee Townsend, Extension Entomology 
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture 

The majority of Kentucky's spiders are harmless to humans, even when they enter our living environments. This chart is designed to help with quick identification of spiders that are commonly encountered in homes, buildings, yards, and other urban environments. Click on the spider to read more about it.

Vegetable Insect-Pest Calendar for Kentucky

ENTFACT Supplement: Vegetable Insect-Pest Calendar for Kentucky

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Fruit Insect-Pest Calendar for Kentucky

ENTFACT Supplement: Fruit Insect-Pest Calendar for Kentucky

Starting An Observation Hive of Honey Bees

ENTFACT-016: Starting An Observation Hive of Honey Bees  |  Download PDF

by Ric Bessin, Extension Entomologist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Certainly the best method to learn about honey bees is through the use of a glass observation hive. It is equipped with glass on both sides so that the queen and all activities of the bees may be observed at all times. 

Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches

ENTFACT-014: Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches (Gromphadorhina portentosa)  |  Download PDF

How To Make Butterfly Gardens

ENTFACT-006: How To Make Butterfly Gardens  |  Download PDF

by Stephanie Bailey, Extension Specialist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Butterfly Garden