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 August 14 to August 21

Princeton, KY Lexington, KY
Black cutworm 8 6
Armyworm 130 0
European corn borer 35 0
Southwestern corn borer 1 0
Corn earworm 1 0
Fall armyworm 9 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
24-Jul 331 65
31-Jul 48 52
7-Aug 11 14
14-Aug 40 40
21-Aug 30 164

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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