A:What you probably have are the eggs of the armyworm, which is the larva of a moth. Armyworms are common pests found on grass and vegetables. One of the species of army worm prefers Bermuda grass and crabgrass, but they seldom are a severe ... READ MORE
Q: My husband just came in from cutting the grass and he noticed some small tan-colored moths and some larger brown ones, also a few grasshoppers. How should we best rid our lawn of these pests? I assume they will harm the St. Augustine grass. ... READ MORE
While citrus may come to mind when people think of crops in Florida, the state was ranked second nationally in annual eggplant production.
With eggplant production happening throughout Florida (southeastern Florida being the main production ... READ MORE
Lots of things like to eat soybeans: beetles, stink bugs, worms, leaf hoppers, grasshoppers and even deer. During the pod-fill stage, we need to limit defoliation to less than 20%. Around Labor Day, defoliation can be caused by velvetbean ... READ MORE
Army worms are actively feeding in large numbers on bermudagrass hay fields in Washington and neighboring counties. If left unnoticed these foliage feeders will take a forage stand near harvest down to a few small stems in just a matter of ... READ MORE
Southern Armyworms, Spodoptera eridania, has made its first appearance of 2012 in Wakulla County on April 19. A home gardener brought in the samples seen in the photograph above.
While most were still in the larva stage, the gardener had ... READ MORE