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 July 10 to July 17

Princeton, KY Lexington, KY
Black cutworm 4 8
Armyworm 56 174
European corn borer 9 0
Southwestern corn borer 4 0
Corn earworm 1 0
Fall armyworm 0 0

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

 

Green Stink Bugs Captured in Black-Light Traps

Date Princeton, KY Lexington, KY
16-Mar Trap Set
23-Mar 0
30-Mar 0
3-Apr 0 Trap Set
10-Apr 6 0
17-Apr 3 0
24-Apr 0 0
1-May 0 0
8-May 46 0
15-May 74 0
22-May 76 0
29-May 102 31
5-Jun 52 6
12-Jun 204 6
19-Jun 302 18
26-Jun 864 1
2-Jul 137 0
10-Jul 107 7
17-Jul 220 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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