Armyworm

New Blogs Cover Earlier Rice Planting and Armyworm Trapping

New Blogs Cover Earlier Rice Planting and Armyworm Trapping

The University of California has two new blog entries that may be of interest. From the UC Rice Blog, here’s a link to analysis from UCCE Rice Specialist Bruce Linquist on impacts of earlier rice planting in the Sacramento Valley.  

Also from the University of California Rice On-line is the latest from UCCE Rice Farm Advisor Luis Espino on the Armyworm front, including higher detections earlier in 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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