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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 24, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 24, 2021

🕔04:38, 24.Jul 2021

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Heliothine Trap Catches, July 23, 2021

Heliothine Trap Catches, July 23, 2021

🕔17:39, 23.Jul 2021

Bollworm pheromone trap catches were up sharply in the Delta region this week while the bollworm traps in Northeast MS were down slightly.

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Southwestern Corn Borer – July 17, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer – July 17, 2021

🕔22:11, 16.Jul 2021

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Heliothine Trap Catches, July 16, 2021

Heliothine Trap Catches, July 16, 2021

🕔14:03, 16.Jul 2021

Bollworm and tobacco budworm moth trap pheromone catches increased this week at most locations. However, trap catches are still below normal for this time of year for both species.

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 10, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 10, 2021

🕔06:23, 10.Jul 2021

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Heliothine Moth Trap Catches, July 8, 2021

Heliothine Moth Trap Catches, July 8, 2021

🕔17:12, 8.Jul 2021

Bollworm moth catches in pheromone traps were similar or lower than last week, and continue to be lower than long-term average catches. However isolated traps sometimes catch large numbers of moths, so while the overall state should not have a

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 3, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – July 3, 2021

🕔11:14, 3.Jul 2021

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Heliothine Trap Catches, July 2, 2021

Heliothine Trap Catches, July 2, 2021

🕔14:15, 2.Jul 2021

Bollworm and tobacco budworm moth catches continued to be average to below average this week in all locations. However, as corn matures past the point where it is attractive to bollworms, more of these moths will begin laying their eggs

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 26, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 26, 2021

🕔09:47, 26.Jun 2021

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Heliothine Pheromone Trap Catches, June 24, 2021

Heliothine Pheromone Trap Catches, June 24, 2021

🕔16:09, 24.Jun 2021

Bollworm moth catches were up slightly from last week in the Delta region but down in the Hills region. Overall, both bollworm and tobacco budworm moth catches were below average for the week.

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Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 19, 2021

Southwestern Corn Borer Traps – June 19, 2021

🕔07:12, 19.Jun 2021

Corn borer trap numbers were variable and fairly low throughout the state this week.

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Heliothine Trap Counts, June 17, 2021

Heliothine Trap Counts, June 17, 2021

🕔15:19, 17.Jun 2021

Bollworm and tobacco budworm moth catches were both up slightly during the last week at most locations. Densities are much lower than last year at this time. Compared to long-term averages, bollworm catches are low in the Delta region and

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Heliothine Pheromone Traps, June 11, 2021

Heliothine Pheromone Traps, June 11, 2021

🕔13:45, 11.Jun 2021

Pheromone trap catches for bollworm moths in Mississippi were steady to slightly higher this week while tobacco budworm trap catches remained low. Overall the trap catches were at or below historical averages for this time of year.

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Heliothine Trap Catches, June 4, 2021

Heliothine Trap Catches, June 4, 2021 Updated

🕔06:53, 4.Jun 2021

Whitney Crow and I have placed pheromone traps for bollworm (corn earworm) and tobacco budworm in several Mississippi counties again this year and I will be reporting the catches weekly throughout the rest of the growing season. Coahoma county only

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Heliothine Trap Catches, August 27, 2020

Heliothine Trap Catches, August 27, 2020

🕔08:33, 27.Aug 2020

Bollworm moth catches for this week remained about average while tobacco budworm moth catches were very low.

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Heliothine Trap Catches, August 20, 2020

Heliothine Trap Catches, August 20, 2020

🕔09:43, 21.Aug 2020

Average bollworm trap catches for the week were at or below average for this time of year, while tobacco budworm catches remained very low this week.

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Heliothine Trap Catches, August 13, 2020

Heliothine Trap Catches, August 13, 2020

🕔16:35, 14.Aug 2020

Average bollworm moths per trap for this week were similar to last week and a little low for this time of year. Tobacco budworm moth catches were 0 in all traps except for 1 trap in Noxubee County.

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Heliothine Trap Catches, August 6, 2020

Heliothine Trap Catches, August 6, 2020

🕔14:24, 6.Aug 2020

Bollworm moth catches in pheromone traps were down this week to levels about average for this time of year. Tobacco budworm moth catches were zero in nearly all traps, so all heliothine eggs should be assumed to be bollworm at

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Heliothine Trap Catches, July 30, 2020

Heliothine Trap Catches, July 30, 2020

🕔13:35, 30.Jul 2020

Bollworm moth trap catches were up this week compared to last week as expected. Moths are emerging from corn now and will be primarily laying their eggs in cotton and soybeans at this time, so be attentive in scouting these

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Heliothine Trap Catches, July 23, 2020

Heliothine Trap Catches, July 23, 2020

🕔17:04, 23.Jul 2020

Bollworm moth trap catches were generally down this week from last week and were fairly average for this time of year. Tobacco budworm catches continued to be low, also about average for this time of year. However, as corn is

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Heliothine Trap Counts, July 17, 2020

Heliothine Trap Counts, July 17, 2020

🕔15:37, 17.Jul 2020

After reporting the first week of catches in the “normal” range last week, bollworm traps were filled with a unusually large number of moths this week, especially in the Northeastern part of Mississippi. Tobacco budworm trap catches remained at average

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Heliothine Trap Catches, July 9, 2020

Heliothine Trap Catches, July 9, 2020

🕔10:11, 9.Jul 2020

After two months of bollworm trap catches running higher than normal, this week the catches are similar to long-term averages. Tobacco budworm catches were also about average for this time of year.

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Heliothine Trap Counts, July 2, 2020

Heliothine Trap Counts, July 2, 2020

🕔10:10, 2.Jul 2020

Bollworm pheromone trap catches were higher than long-term averages again this week as they have been all year, while tobacco budworm catches were about the same as long-term averages. As most corn is advancing past the green silk stage, more

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Heliothine Moth Trap Catches, June 25, 2020

Heliothine Moth Trap Catches, June 25, 2020

🕔15:03, 25.Jun 2020

Bollworm pheromone trap catches were not extremely high this week, but June overall set a new high average trap catch and it the high catches were distributed among most monitored counties. To give some perspective, the highest previous years of

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Heliothine Trap Catches, June 19, 2020

Heliothine Trap Catches, June 19, 2020

🕔08:06, 20.Jun 2020

Bollworm pheromone moth trap catches have continued to be very high again this week in nearly all traps across the state. Tobacco budworm trap catches were also high in a few traps, suggesting that worm pressure from both species could

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