Management of Head Lice

ENTFACT-607: Management of Head Lice  |  Download PDF

by Mike Potter, Extension Entomologist 
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture 

Most people associate winter with the end of their insect problems. In the case of head lice, nothing could be farther from the truth. It is incorrect to associate head lice with the stigma of poverty and poor personal hygiene. In fact, it's estimated that ten percent of elementary school children are treated for head lice each year. 

Controlling Nuisance Honey Bees

ENTFACT-606: Controlling Nuisance Honey Bees  |  Download PDF

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

While we benefit from honey bees by their pollination and honey they collect, they can be serious pests at times. Bees that establish a hive in a home can be a problem because of increased hazard of humans being stung. Trash bins and recycling centers may also encourage robbing honey bees.  

Velvet Ants

ENTFACT-442: Velvet Ants  |  Download PDF

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

The Wheel Bug

ENTFACT-426: The Wheel Bug  |  Download PDF

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

Wheel Bug Adult

Yard Wasps

ENTFACT-411: Yard Wasps  |  Download PDF