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Lep Monitoring Network Update #20 – Fall Armyworm Update


The Ohio Lep Network is in our 20th week of monitoring for agronomic pests across Ohio. This week we will continue to provide an update on fall armyworm (FAW). For more information on these pests and many more, check out our website:

Fall Armyworm

We are in our fourth week of monitoring for the fall armyworm (FAW) in Ohio. Overall, 22 counties monitored 60 traps across the state. Numbers remain low across the state, except for Hardin and Henry counties, which both recorded averages over 7 (Figure 1). To learn more about the fall armyworm moth, click here:

Figure 1. Average fall armyworm (FAW) moths captured from September 11th – 17th. The bold number on the left indicates the average number of moths captured. The second number on the right indicates the number of traps monitored in each county.

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C.O.R.N. Newsletter is a summary of crop observations, related information, and appropriate recommendations for Ohio crop producers and industry. C.O.R.N. Newsletter is produced by the Ohio State University Extension Agronomy Team, state specialists at The Ohio State University and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). C.O.R.N. Newsletter questions are directed to Extension and OARDC state specialists and associates at Ohio State.