Justin Turner doesn’t plan on a fight with fall armyworms in soybeans every year. But he knows he’d better be ready to rumble if they invade.
Turner farms in northeast Louisiana at MerRouge. His soybean and corn rotation can face excessive insect infestations if control measures aren’t taken in the warm, humid and wet climate that often sees heavy fall rains. And if fall armyworms (FAW) strike, they’d better be controlled before they can chomp away at leaves and eventually defoliate a field....More