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 March 17
|*European Corn Borer (IA)|
|*European Corn Borer (NY)|
|*Southwestern Corn Borer|
A complete listing of insect trap counts for previous seasons is available in a 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: Ric Bessin, Entomology Extension Specialist, and Sarah L. Clark, Entomology Graduate Research Assistant