Managing Fall Armyworm
Fall Armyworm on Northern Australian dairy farms
Fall armyworm (FAW) is a key pest in Australian cropping and dependent industries such as dairy. Fall armyworm is reported to feed on over 350 host plants and can cause significant damage to maize, sorghum and C4 pastures. Please below some links for more information regarding identifying, potential impacts on maize and sorghum, and controlling fall armyworm.
Further information on Fall Armyworm can be found on the Dairy Australia website.
Fall armyworm larval idetification guide
2. Impacts on summer forages
Potential impact of fall armyworm on corn or maize
Potential impact of fall armyworm on sorghum
Control of fall armyworm
Fall armyworm – A biological approach
4. Choosing a forage this summer
Fall armyworm – Decisions regarding silage crops