Soil Insect Pests and Returning Idle Land to Production

ENTFACT-122: Soil Insect Pests and Returning Idle Land to Production  |  Download PDF

by Lee Townsend, Ric Bessin, and Doug Johnson, Extension Specialists
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Hessian Fly in Kentucky

ENTFACT-101: Hessian Fly in Kentucky  |  Download PDF

by Doug Johnson, Extension Entomologist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Over the years, Kentucky has experienced sporadic outbreaks of hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor (Say). Though this pest is not of major concern, it remains a potential threat, especially as: