• Due to weather, our 2017 Family Insect Safari at the University of Kentucky Arboretum has been moved from Friday Sept 1 to Friday Sept 15, 2017, 7pm-9pm. Please join us on the 15th! Read more about the event here.

    September 1, 2017
  • UK Entomology professor and chair Dr. Palli is the recipient of the Entomological Society of America's (ESA) 2017 Nan-Yao Su Award for Innovation and Creativity in Entomology. Read more in the UKnow Article by Katie Pratt.

    August 31, 2017
  • Congratulations to Smitha George for winning a Travel Scholarship to attend the 3rd International Insect Hormone Workshop in Japan.  She also won the “Excellent Presentation” award at this meeting.

    August 24, 2017
  • UK Entomology graduate Dr. Alvin Simmons (PhD 1987) was recently elected as the incoming Entomological Society of America (ESA) vice president. Dr. Simmons earned his PhD in Dr. Yeargan's laboratory. Read more about Dr. Simmons and his election at the ESA website.

    August 22, 2017
  • Join us on September 1, 2017, 7-9pm, for this year's annual Insect Safari at the UK Arboretum! We'll have games, face-painting, a live insect zoo, and other activities. Stay until dark and trek with us onto the Arboretum's network of trails to search for insects and spiders. $1 per person. Read more here.

    August 9, 2017
  • UK Entomology offers tips for protection from mosquito bites. Read the UKAgNews article by Katie Pratt.

    May 31, 2017
  • University of California Extension Entomologist Dr. Larry Godfrey (1956-2017) was recently honored with a career retrospective here, at the UC Davis Entomology and Nemology website. Dr. Godfrey graduated from Dr. Yeargan's laboratory at The University of Kentucky Department of Entomology in 1984. Godfrey was know for his work in rice and cotton IPM.

    May 12, 2017
  • It's Spring and ticks are already active. UK Entomologist Dr. Lee Townsend has provided some useful tips on how to avoid ticks in Kentucky. Read the UKAgNews article here.

    April 24, 2017
  • UK Entomology graduate student Bernadette Mach has created a list of bee-friendly trees and shrubs for our region. Read the UKAgNews article here.

    April 24, 2017
  • ETC Eggs

    Eastern Tent Caterpillars are expected to appear a little earlier this year due to unseasonably warm temperatures. Read the full UKAgNews article here.

    February 24, 2017