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Armyworm and Black Cutworm Trapping Network (08/05/21)


Trap catches for true armyworm and black cutworm continue to decline as wheat matures and is harvested. True armyworms were detected at 30% of the trap sites and declined in half (total of 16 moths captured last week compared to 31 moths captured during the previous week). Black cutworms were detected at 25% of the trap sites with low numbers of moths captured, a total of 10 moths last week. Maps are available at:



Janet J. Knodel

Extension Entomologist