Minnesota: True Armyworm Spottings Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Reports of true armyworm infestations continue to come in (Figure 1). At this time the infestation is not as widespread as in 2018. Most reports have been in wheat, pasture […]

Ohio Corn: Reports of True Armyworm Infestations Jun 16, 2020

🕔Jun 16, 2020
We received many reports of true armyworm infestations in wheat, barley, and corn. These are black or green caterpillars with stripes along the side and orange heads. In the spring, […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Scouting for Early Season Pests After Late Start Jun 10, 2019

🕔Jun 10, 2019
It goes without saying that this spring has been a challenge. With extreme planting delays throughout the state, crop development is well behind normal expectations, while insect pest populations have […]

Tennessee Wheat: Armyworms Present, May Migrate to Other Crops May 9, 2018

🕔May 9, 2018
Be alert for true armyworm infestations in wheat, and these larvae may also migrate into soybean, corn or other crops from adjacent wheat fields of grassy ditch banks.

Nebraska: Buying Seed for 2018 – Which Bt Traits Do You Really Need? Oct 17, 2017

🕔Oct 17, 2017
When it comes to buying corn seed, one way to save money is to ensure you are not investing in GMO insect protection traits you do not need for your […]

Florida Cotton: New Insect and Mite Control Guide Available Sep 8, 2017

🕔Sep 8, 2017
A UF/IFAS EDIS fact sheet is now available entitled “Insect and Mite Integrated Pest Management in Florida Cotton” by Joe Funderburk, Nicole Casuso, Norman Leppla, and Michael Donahue. The guide […]

Illinois Corn: What Insects Are Out in the Fields Right Now? Jun 12, 2017

🕔Jun 12, 2017
Just a quick overview of some insect issues presenting themselves recently. True Armyworm Lots of reports of armyworm being found in wheat and corn. With reports of wheat harvest starting/getting […]

Alabama Forage: True Armyworms Appearing in Ryegrass May 2, 2017

🕔May 2, 2017
We received a report that some ryegrass in Blount County (Alabama) was infested with armyworms. From the picture sent to us and the time of year, I suspect these are […]

Illinois: Strong Moth Flights Mean Scout Your Fields May 1, 2017

🕔May 1, 2017
Impressive moth flights have not only kept the Illinois insect monitoring network cooperators busy, but neighboring states are reporting lots of black cutworm and true armyworm moth activity as well. […]

Kentucky Small Grains, Corn: Scout Your Fields for True Armyworms Apr 26, 2017

🕔Apr 26, 2017
During the week of April 15 to 21, 2017, there were 301 (Princeton) and 4 (Lexington) captures of true armyworm (Mythimna unipuncta) moths in pheromone-based traps in those locations. For […]

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