First Kudzu Bug
A single adult Kudzu bug was collected on June 16, 2014 from a Kudzu patch located near KY mile marker #1 on the north-bound right-of-way of I-24 (Christian County). No nymphs or eggs were collected. This represents the first confirmed occurrence of this invasive pest in the western Kentucky grain crops production area.
Click here to read the Kentucky Pest News article about this first confirmed find of the Kudzu Bug in Kentucky.
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