Entomology News


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  • November 22, 2022

    Congratulations to UK Entomology students who won at the recent 2022 ESA meeting!

    • Anna Pasternak (1st Place, Infographic, General)
    • Jinmo Koo (1st Place, Poster, PBT Biochemistry and Genetics)
    • Johnalyn Gordon (1st Place, Oral, MUVE Urban and Structural Pests)
    • Isabelle Lucero (2nd Place, Oral, MUVE Urban and Structural Pests)
  • November 22, 2022

    Congratulations to UK Entomology staff member Tymory Stanton for winning Dr. Lisa P. Collins Outstanding Staff Award for 2022. The awards were presented at Ag. Roundup staff appreciation lunch today. Thanks to Dr. Dan Potter for submitting the nomination.

  • November 22, 2022

    Graduate Students from the UK Forest Entomology Lab are recipients of recent poster competitions. Congratulations!

Office of the State Entomologist

UK Entomology is home to the Office of The State Entomologist. OSE is Responsible for plant sales licensing, export certifications, conducting exotic pest surveys and developing management strategies in Kentucky. 

OSE Homepage

Identification & Management Assistance

For assistance with insect identification and management in Kentucky, bring questions and specimens directly to your local County Extension Office. Your local office can also help you find and print factsheets and other information. These services are provided to Kentuckians at no cost. 

List of Kentucky County Extension Offices

Residents of states outside of Kentucky should contact their local or regional extension service