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Exotic & Emerging Pest Information

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Soybean Rust

Soybean Stem Borer

Hemlock Woolly Aldelgid

Emerald Ash Borer

Spotted Winged Drosophila


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Pesticide Safety Education

Office of State Entomologist

Cooperative AG Pest Survey

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First Kudzu Bug
Found in Western Kentucky

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.


2014 Insect Trap Count Graphs

Black cutworm Armyworm
European corn borer Southwestern corn borer
Corn earworm Fall armyworm
All Counts in Table Format

Insect and Disease Picture Sheets
Field Crops, Fruit, Vegetables and Beneficial Insects

New Publications
ENTFACT 229 Spotted Wing Drosophila Biology, Identification and Monitoring
ENTFACT 230 Spotted Wing Drosophila Management.
ENTFACT 231 Spotted Wing Drosophila And Backyard Small Fruit Production.
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