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University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment.

The Asian longhorned tick, which preys on a variety of hosts including humans and wild and domestic animals, has been found in Kentucky. This new tick is known to attack animals in large numbers and will be a concern to livestock producers, wildlife enthusiasts and pet owners. The tick has been found in small numbers on elk in Martin County and black bear in Floyd County. It was found in large numbers on a bull in Metcalfe County in the south-central part of the state. Individuals who find a usually large number of ticks on their pet or livestock should contact their local veterinarian. Those who find single ticks they think might be an Asian longhorned tick should work with their county extension agent for agriculture and natural resources to submit the sample to UK entomologists for positive identification.

University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment. Entomology.

University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture.
University of Kentucky. Cooperative Extension Service.
See also: Woody Ornamentals for more fact sheets.
University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment. Entomology.

University of Missouri. Extension.

University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

University of Missouri-Columbia.
University of Kentucky. Entomology.
University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment. Entomology.

University of Delaware. Cooperative Extension.

See also: Weed Management Guides for more species

University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture. Entomology.
Officials with the Office of the State Entomologist in the University of Kentucky Entomology Department on May 22, 2009 announced two confirmed occurrences in Kentucky of emerald ash borer, an invasive insect pest of ash trees. These are the first findings of this destructive insect in the state.
University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture. Division of Regulatory Services.
University of Missouri. Integrated Pest Management.
View current pest alerts for your region, or sign up to receive email alerts. Pest Monitoring Alerts are sent by e-mail to subscribers when pest captures reach significant numbers.

University of Delaware. Cooperative Extension.

See also: Weed Management Guides for more resources

University of Delaware. Cooperative Extension.

University of Kentucky. Cooperative Extension Service.
See also: Plant Pathology Extension Publications for more resources

University of Delaware Cooperative Extension.

Plants for a Livable Delaware is a campaign to identify and promote superior plants that thrive without becoming invasive. Visit the University of Delaware's Extension Program for more information on sustainable landscaping.

University of Delaware. Cooperative Extension.

University of Missouri Extension.