Army Worm

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Name: Army Worm
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

East Texas ag producers dealing with armyworm invasion

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -Rain is back in the forecast. East Texas agriculturists aren’t complaining, but the moisture is creating an unseasonable return for armyworms. The invasion is a nuisance for hay producers.“We done spent a bunch of money ... [Published KTRE - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Super-Sod Reminds Homeowners to Be on the Lookout for Fall Armyworms...

July is the time to begin scouting for fall armyworms in the Southeast. Homeowners, don't let your beautiful new lawn go to the bugs. Armyworms love to eat brand new sod but they don’t originate there. Here are some facts about fall armyworms:-Fall armyworms ... [Published PRWeb - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Army worms invading hayfields in Autuaga Co.

AUTAUGA CO., AL (WSFA) -Meet the armyworms! They're the babies of a moth. The caterpillar-like insects are small but strong, powerful enough to strip a hayfield as an army.Hayfields in 34 counties in Alabama are now infected. While most farmers are winning ... [Published WSFA - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Texas Crop Report

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The following reports were compiled by AgriLife Extension Service for the week of July 29:Central: Nearly all counties reported soil moisture, crops, rangeland and pastures, and livestock in good condition. Grasses were in great ... [Published Kentucky.com - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: Livestock, Cotton, Corn
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Fall Armyworms and Sod Webworms making an appearance

We are beginning to see lots of armyworms and tropical sod webworms in the area.  You need to be on the lookout for these lawn pests and properly treat before they get out of hand.Fall ArmywormThe adult moth responsible for the armyworm is brown in color ... [Published The Creole - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Treatment decisions being made on wide array of Alabama insects and mites

It has been a while since we last discussed or posted concerning the Alabama cotton and row crop insect situation. So what has been going on? No one insect has been overwhelming but treatment decisions have had to be made on a diverse array of insects ... [Published Southeast Farm Press - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: Aphid, Insect, Army Worm
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Armyworms Attack Georgia Hayfields, Pastures

Photo: Lee Townsend, University of Kentucky ExtensionFall armyworms have been found in Georgia hayfields and pastures earlier than normal this year, warns Mark Crosby, University of Georgia Extension agent for Emanuel County.He urges hay growers to scout ... [Published Hay and Forage Grower - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Farm briefs: Fall armyworms increase in numbers

Worm alert: Count “unusually high”Insect experts at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension are telling sorghum and corn growers in West Texas it may be a banner year for fall armyworms.“Fall armyworm moth captures are unusually high in Lipscomb, Gray, Randall and ... [Published Amarillo Globe News - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Brandon DFA office closing; nearly 600 private claims filed

A temporary Disaster Financial Assistance Recovery Office in Brandon will close today.The office, which featured stops throughout Westman and the rest of Manitoba, has received nearly 600 private applications for DFA, according to a provincial releas ... [Published Brandon Sun - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Soybean, Wheat, Army Worm
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Two pests threaten Texas grain sorghum

Harvesting grain sorghum near San Angelo, Texas(Texas A&M AgriLife Communications photo by Steve Byrns)Texas grain sorghum producers have dual threats to watch as fall armyworms and sugarcane aphids move into fields across the state.The aphid, which started ... [Published Southwest Farm Press - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

What to do as fall armyworms move into Deep South hayfields

University of Georgia ExtensionEvery summer, fall armyworm moths fly up from South Florida to lay their eggs in well-fertilized hay fields and forage crops in the tri-state region.  The timing of the first major infestations varies from year to year, ... [Published Southeast Farm Press - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 2 reports

EXTENSION NEWS: Armyworms marching across pastures

With cooler temperatures and above average moisture recently, some livestock and hay producers have seen fall armyworms already.Two species of armyworms attack forage and field crops. The fall armyworm is most abundant during August through early November ... [Published Lufkin Daily News - Jul 13 2014]
Entities: Army Worm, Attack, Bermuda

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Lohmar adds, "I don't think China is trying to refigure contracts with this MIR 162 issue. Why not? Because a lot of companies are trying to import corn into China. The competition is stiff."
...Dillard has spoken with hundreds of farmers about commercial drone use, which is currently not authorized by the FAA. "Even if you’re operating on your own farm and following all of the current model aircraft guidelines, it’s still a commercial use as the FAA has defined it."
"It happened about a month to six weeks earlier than normal. It was absolutely due to the early rainfall."
This tool, notes Lyon, "helps growers determine which class of wheat or barley is best to plant based on the precipitation zone where they farm. To use the online good, a grower inputs some basic data and the tool will generate a list of  what are probably the best variety choices for the  specific farm location. The grower user will also learn about the yields, disease resistances and test weights of each option."

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East Texas ag producers dealing with armyworm i... [Published KTRE - 1 hour ago]
Super-Sod Reminds Homeowners to Be on the Looko... [Published PRWeb - 7 hours ago]
Army worms invading hayfields in Autuaga Co. [Published WSFA - 8 hours ago]
MD of Fairview Council: Improvements at the Maples [Published Fairview Post - 9 hours ago]
Fall armyworms on the march early due to unseas... [Published CattleNetwork.com - 13 hours ago]
Texas Crop Report [Published Kentucky.com - Jul 29 2014]
China Corn Ban Frustrates U.S. Industry [Published Agriculture Online - Jul 29 2014]
Texas crop, weather for July 29, 2014 [Published AgriLife Today - Jul 29 2014]
Fall Armyworms and Sod Webworms making an appea... [Published The Creole - Jul 29 2014]
Treatment decisions being made on wide array of... [Published Southeast Farm Press - Jul 29 2014]
Texas crop, weather: Hay situation good in east... [Published North Texas e-News - Jul 29 2014]
Armyworms Attack Georgia Hayfields, Pastures [Published Hay and Forage Grower - Jul 28 2014]
Farm briefs: Fall armyworms increase in numbers [Published Amarillo Globe News - Jul 26 2014]
Brandon DFA office closing; nearly 600 private ... [Published Brandon Sun - Jul 25 2014]
Two pests threaten Texas grain sorghum [Published Southwest Farm Press - Jul 24 2014]
Sorghum growers cautioned on possible fall army... [Published AgriLife Today - Jul 23 2014]
Texas crop, weather for July 22, 2014 [Published AgriLife Today - Jul 22 2014]
Texas Crop Report [Published Kentucky.com - Jul 22 2014]
DuPont Sees Third-Quarter Profit Missing Estimates [Published Bloomberg - Jul 22 2014]
Crop Conditions Improving In Southwest Manitoba [Published Individual.com - Jul 22 2014]
Which beneficial insects are found on Staten Is... [Published Staten Island Live - Jul 22 2014]
What to do as fall armyworms move into Deep Sou... [Published Southeast Farm Press - Jul 21 2014]
Beet armyworms feeding on pigweed, threaten mov... [Published Southeast Farm Press - Jul 21 2014]
Tips For Controlling Armyworms In Hay Fields [Published Farms.com - Jul 21 2014]
Rice farmers should watch for rice borers, stin... [Published Monroe News Star - Jul 20 2014]
Today's Drones Fly in Murky Legal Skies [Published AgWeb.com - Jul 20 2014]
Jack Dillard: Summertime is here [Published Shreveport Times - Jul 20 2014]
Prairie Pest Update #11 [Published Farms.com - Jul 18 2014]
Scout For Armyworm To Save Yields [Published Missouri Ruralist - Jul 17 2014]
They’re everywhere! Armyworms chomping through ... [Published Delta Farm Press - Jul 15 2014]
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