Armyworm

Good News in the Armyworm battle

Good News in the Armyworm battle

UCCE Rice Farming Systems Advisor Luis Espino has a new update available here regarding the armyworm.

So far, true armyworm moth numbers remain low.

Luis’ latest update includes specific trapping information and has a link if you would like e-mail updates on armyworm during the season.

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Highest Armyworm Numbers Expected Soon and Inspection Tips

Highest Armyworm Numbers Expected Soon and Inspection Tips

The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) says the next several days will be critical for growers to monitor their fields, and potentially make any necessary treatment decisions, as armyworm numbers will be at their highest very soon.

As expected, moth numbers peaked last week. Utilizing annual trend data and on-site monitoring, the UCCE says worms in the field will peak this week and next.

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