Armyworm

Armyworm Trapping Update

Armyworm Trapping Update

UCCE Rice Farm Advisor Luis Espino reports in this week’s update that true armyworm numbers are on the rise.

Here’s a link to Luis’ update, including trapping data and the latest on the western yellowstriped armyworm.

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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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