Since early July, we have been monitoring Heliothis traps baited with corn earworm pheromone at on 4 hemp fields and one sweet corn field in and around Montgomery, Co., Virginia. Below are the trap catch results. After a week or two of low catch, the moth activity has picked up especially at the Wall sweet corn.
Corn earworm moths per trap per week
|Week ending||Tru Harvest hemp 1 – Christiansburg, VA||Tru Harvest hemp 2 – Christiansburg, VA||Urban Hort Center – Hemp Blacksburg, VA||Wall Farm – sweet corn Blacksburg, VA||Homefield Farm – hemp Whitethorne, VA||Catawba hemp – Catawba, VA|