Pennsylvania Corn, Wheat: Be On Lookout For True Armyworm Jun 18, 2022

    🕔Jun 18, 2022
    True armyworm is a pest that migrates from south states every spring, and in some years the pest populations we receive can be large. Fortunately, this does not seem to […]

    Minnesota Extension Requests Volunteers to Participate in Insect Trapping Networks Feb 1, 2021

    🕔Feb 1, 2021
    For the past few years, Minnesota farm families and their checkoff investment have helped support insect trapping networks in Minnesota for several corn insect pests. We would like to continue […]

    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 […]


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