House Dust Mites

ENTFACT-646: House Dust Mites  |  Download PDF

Millipedes

ENTFACT-645: Millipedes  |  Download PDF

Clover Mites

ENTFACT-627: Clover Mites  |  Download PDF

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:

Control of Mice

ENTFACT-617: Control of Mice  |  Download PDF  |  En Español

Varroa Mites Infesting Honey Bee Colonies

ENTFACT-608: Varroa Mites Infesting Honey Bee Colonies  |  Download PDF

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

The Varroa mite has spread to and become a major pest of honey bees since their introduction into Florida in the mid 1980's. They were first reported in the Bluegrass Region of the Commonwealth in 1991 and now occur throughout the state.