2015 Insect Trap Counts

Trap counts for major insect pests are provided by the Kentucky IPM Program. Traps are located at the UK Research and Education Center in western Kentucky and the UK Spindletop Farm in Lexington. Below are trap counts for the current period.

Weekly Trap Counts for June 12 to June 19

Princeton, KY Lexington, KY
Black cutworm 49 115
Armyworm 28 234
European corn borer 1 0
Southwestern corn borer 0 0
Corn earworm 0 0
Fall armyworm 0 0

Graphs of insect trap counts for the 2015 season are available on the IPM Web site here.

 

 2015 Green Stink bugs Captured in Black-Light Traps

Month Day Princeton, KY Lexington, KY
3 16 Trap Set
3 23 0
3 30 0
4 3 0 Trap Set
4 10 6 0
4 17 3 0
4 24 0 0
5 1 0 0
5 8 46 0
5 15 74 0
5 22 76 0
5 29 102 31
6 5 52 6
6 12 204 6
6 19 302 18

A graph of green stink bug counts for 2015 is available on the IPM web site here

 

Submitted by Patty Lucas, Extension IPM Specialist

 

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