Do-It-Yourself Termite Baits: Do They Work?

ENTFACT-642: Do-It-Yourself Termite Baits - Do They Work?  |  Download PDF

by Michael F. Potter, Extension Entomologist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture 

The Entomology Department at the University of Kentucky receives many inquiries about a "do-it-yourself" termite control product sold in retail stores throughout the United States. 

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

Carpenter Bees

ENTFACT-611: Carpenter Bees  |  Download PDF

Protecting your Home Against Termites

ENTFACT-605: Protecting your Home Against Termites  |  Download PDF

by Michael F. Potter, Extension Entomologist  
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture 

The Entomology Department often receives calls from people wanting to know how to protect their home from. Homeowners can reduce the risk of termite attack by following these suggestions: