Entomology News

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A University of Kentucky entomologist was selected as a United States representative to an international meeting of emerging young scientists, engineers and doctors.

James Harwood is one of 26 U.S. delegates chosen to attend the 2nd Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering and Medicine symposium in December in Muscat, Oman.

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Dropping temperatures force insects to start seeking shelter, which means Kentucky homeowners are already getting some unwanted visitors.

While it’s only the first part of October, entomologists with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment are receiving complaints about brown marmorated stink bugs inside and outside homes across Kentucky, said Ric Bessin, UK extension entomologist.

UK Cooperative Extension will offer a forestry webinar series from Oct. 7 through Nov. 11. The series is designed for those interested in woodland, timber and wildlife topics.

An insect ecology lab at UK has three articles published in a journal that highlighted the  latest research on unraveling food webs in nature.

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