News Archive: Entomology
Integrated Pest Management Training School set for March 18 in Bowling Green
Published on Feb. 21, 2024
University of Kentucky specialists will share the latest integrated pest management research with extension agents, farmers, consultants, local community, pesticide applicators and the local community.
The 5th annual Kentucky Forest Health Conference will address new invasive threats
Published on Jan. 17, 2024
This year's conference places a special emphasis on the Spotted Lanternfly which recently made its presence known in Kentucky.
Unveiling the secret garden: University of Kentucky researcher finds winter annuals can save honey bees
Published on Dec. 13, 2023
Farmers can play a significant role in enhancing honey bee survival rates by unearthing certain winter weeds, furthering more “bee-friendly” adjustments in agricultural practices in Kentucky and beyond.
Critical invasive species now spotted in Kentucky
Published on Oct. 25, 2023
Scientifically referred to as Lycorma delicatula, the spotted lanternfly could have severe repercussions for the state's economy and quality of life if not controlled.
University of Kentucky's DNYay! genetics outreach program engages high school students
Published on Jun. 22, 2023
Entomologist Nicholas Teets brings advanced genetics techniques and hands-on learning experiences to the classroom, fostering students’ interest in science.
UK researcher studies the power of anonymity in peer review
Published on Jun. 8, 2023
A University of Kentucky entomologist's study unearthed some surprising results.
Historic $100-million gift will catapult UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
Published on May. 25, 2023
Gatton’s impact on the University of Kentucky exceeds $180 million. He is the university’s single largest donor.
Invasive insect species closer to Kentucky border
Published on Mar. 8, 2023
Kentucky residents should be on the lookout for an invasive bug with the potential to disrupt multiple industries.
Warm early spring means early Eastern tent caterpillar egg hatch
Published on Mar. 6, 2023
An abnormally warm spring has created favorable conditions for an early Eastern tent caterpillar hatch.
IPM Training School set for March 8 in Paducah
Published on Feb. 22, 2023
UK specialists will share the latest IPM research.