Tag "insect traps"
Despite the snow falling outside of my window this morning, plans continue for the upcoming survey season. Mother Nature has hinted at spring with temperatures in the 70’s just last week and its time to start thinking about spring insect
There was a significant increase in the number of acres of non-Bt corn planted in Arkansas last year, and it looks like this year is going to be similar. Southwestern corn borer is one of the more destructive pests of
A fundraising opportunity for one University of Georgia Cooperative Extension office has turned out to be a key insect detection tool for local pecan growers in Dougherty County, Georgia. James Morgan, Dougherty County Agriculture and Natural Resources agent, helps pecan
Leann Martin, Logan County Cooperative Extension Agent and the University of Kentucky are using moth traps to monitor and forecast any potential outbreaks of insects, such as the armyworm.
Black cutworm (BCW) and armyworm (AW) moths captured in the IPM traps at the UK-REC in Princeton, KY show a substantial increase for the trap week ending Friday, April 10th. In the case of BCW, 37 moths were captured when
Black cutworm moths arrive in Iowa with spring storms each year. These moths lay eggs in fields and the emerging black cutworm larvae cut seedling corn. The sporadic nature of this pest makes scouting essential to determine if management is
Insect trap catches are typical for this time of year, so expect moderate worm pressure in all sensitive crops.
Bollworm moth catches continued to be high, so expect significant bollworm larval pressure in vulnerable crops. Tobacco budworm moth catches rose in the Delta this week.
Southwestern corn borer counts were up sharply this week, with a few traps in the Delta above treatment thresholds for non-Bt corn.
Our trap lines are indicating low moth activity for corn earworm, tobacco budworm, and southwestern corn borer.