2018 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 20 to July 27

Princeton

Lexington

Black cutworm 0 9
Armyworm 41 117
Corn Earworm 0 9
European Corn Borer (IA) 0 0
European Corn Borer (NY) 0 0
Fall Armyworm 2 0
Southwestern Corn Borer 17* 0

*The lure was on the ground

 

For historical IPM insect trap data for Kentucky, go to this site

 

 

Submitted by Zenaida Viloria, Research Analyst
Also contributing: Yaziri Gonzalez, IPM Entomologist and Nathan Mercer, Entomology Graduate Student

 

 

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