2020 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.

Trap Counts for September 4 

Princeton

Lexington

Armyworm 27 89
Black cutworm 5 10
Corn Earworm 1 21
European Corn Borer (IA) 3 0
European Corn Borer (NY) 5 0
Fall Armyworm 207 1
Southwestern Corn Borer 0 0

A complete listing of insect trap counts for previous seasons is available in table on the IPM website.  For historical IPM insect trap data for Kentucky, go to this site

 

Submitted by Zenaida Viloria, Entomology Research Analyst
Also contributing: Nathan Mercer, Entomology Graduate Student

 

 

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