Illinois: Cooperators Sought for Insect Trapping Network

🕔Mar 14, 2017Despite 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 […]

Arkansas Corn: Time to Put Out Southwestern Corn Borer Traps

🕔May 19, 2016There 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 […]

Georgia Pecans: Traps Take Guess Work Out of Pecan Weevil Control

🕔Dec 28, 2015A 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 […]

Kentucky: Logan County Moth Traps Forecast Armyworm Outbreak

🕔Apr 24, 2015Leann 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.

Kentucky: Black Cutworm, Armyworm Moth Captures Show Big Increase

🕔Apr 14, 2015Black 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. […]

Iowa State Looks for Volunteers to Monitor Black Cutworm

🕔Mar 16, 2015Black 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 […]

Mississippi: Trap Catches Normal, Expect Moderate Worm Pressure

🕔Aug 22, 2014Insect trap catches are typical for this time of year, so expect moderate worm pressure in all sensitive crops.

Mississippi Insect Traps: Bollworms Remain High, Tobacco Budworm on the Rise

🕔Aug 1, 2014Bollworm 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.

Mississippi: Moth Counts on the Rise

🕔Jul 3, 2014Southwestern corn borer counts were up sharply this week, with a few traps in the Delta above treatment thresholds for non-Bt corn.

Tennessee: Moths Are on Vacation

🕔Jul 3, 2014Our trap lines are indicating low moth activity for corn earworm, tobacco budworm, and southwestern corn borer.

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