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  • Armyworm on corn plant

    Be on the lookout for armyworms in your fields

    UPPER MIDWEST: As you can see in the photo, armyworms are causing significant damage in corn fields in eastern Wisconsin. The University of Wisconsin has also reported infestations in corn. Armyworms can wreak havoc with crops if left to multiply. The armyworm got its name from its feeding habits, eating everything in an area and, once the food supply is exhausted, moving on to the next available food source with its entire “army.” Armyworm larvae vary…