The Ohio Lep Network is in our 22nd and final week of monitoring for agronomic pests across Ohio. In this last update, we will provide trap averages for fall armyworm (FAW). More information on these pests and many more is available on our website: https://aginsects.osu.edu
We are in our 6th and final week of monitoring for the fall armyworm (FAW) in Ohio. Overall, 18 counties monitored 46 traps across the state. Like last week, numbers remain low across the state, with the exception of Hardin county, which recorded averages over 7 (Figure 1). To learn more about the fall armyworm moth, click here: https://aginsects.osu.edu/news/fall-armyworm-monitoring-begin
Fall Armyworm Moth Map
September 25th – October 1st, 2023
Figure 1. Average fall armyworm (FAW) moths captured from September 25th – October 1st, 2023. The first number on the left (bold) indicates the average number of moths captured, followed by the second number on the right (regular font) indicates the number of traps monitored in each county.