News Archive: Entomology
Behind the Blue': Cox on new role as VP for land-grant engagement
Danielle Donham and Kody Kiser
Published on Sep. 15, 2020
Knott named director of UK Research and Education Center
Published on Aug. 31, 2020
Knott begins her new duties Sept. 1.
UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment offers Virtual State Fair
Published on Aug. 18, 2020
Demonstrations and virtual tours on topics such as home gardening, production agriculture, forestry, equine, farm tours and 4-H activities.
UK study finds some birds could play a role in integrated pest management
Published on Aug. 5, 2020
Unsolicited gifts of seeds could pose a danger
Recently, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture was notified of several Kentucky residents receiving unsolicited seed packets through the mail. The seeds may may pose a threat to Kentucky agriculture and the environment.
UK entomologists find invasive paper wasps preying on monarch butterfly larvae
Published on Jun. 16, 2020
UK entomologists observed 120 encounters of the invasive wasp attacking monarch larvae in Central Kentucky.
Three UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment students receive USDA predoctoral fellowships
Published on Jun. 11, 2020
Each student received USDA funds to pursue the research project of their choice.
New stinging ant species could cause problems for Kentuckians
Published on Jun. 10, 2020
Asian needle ants have been in Kentucky since at least 2013 but have only recently been reported indoors.
UK entomologist offers information about the “murder hornet”
Published on May. 6, 2020
UK entomologist Jonathan Larson discusses the world's most dangerous hornet's first appearance in North America and insects in Kentucky that look similar.