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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.

Oregon State University. Extension Service.
This concise publication gives useful information for homeowners, master gardeners, and professional landscapers about the boxwood blight disease: its symptoms, sanitation measures when it is discovered on a property, and preventive measures.
Portland State University.
University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture.
University of Wyoming. College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
University of Kentucky. Cooperative Extension Service.
See also: Woody Ornamentals for more fact sheets.
North Dakota State University Agriculture and University Extension.
University of Kentucky. College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment. Entomology.

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

North Dakota State University. Extension Service.
Publication W1132
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.
North Dakota State University. Extension Service.
North Dakota State University. Extension Service; University of Minnesota Extension.

North Dakota State University.