Time to Scout for Fall Armvworm
Fall armyworms have been reported in the region.
Fall armyworms have been found in the area, scout pastures and crop
fields now. Scouting is best done in the early morning hours, in the
late evening, or on cloudy days because newly hatched larvae avoid
light. Search for small larvae on the ground and for feeding damage on
lower plant foliage.
If there are 4 or more fall armyworms per square foot, control is
necessary to prevent economic loss. The affected areas can be
harvested or sprayed to remove the pest.
For more information on control options for fall armyworm contact MU
Extension Regional Agronomy Specialist Sarah Kenyon (417) 256-2391
or email@example.com .