Eastern tent caterpillar egg hatch soon underway for Central Kentucky

It is likely eastern tent caterpillars will begin to hatch soon, according to Lee Townsend, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment extension entomologist.

According to Townsend, after spending about nine months as eggs in masses on twigs of wild cherry and related trees, the first few tiny eastern tent caterpillars of the season soon should be leaving their eggs. Continue reading