ALERT: True Armyworm infestation in Tall Fescue and Orchardgrass
There are many reports that the True Armyworm is damaging Tall Fescue and Orchardgrass seed fields. You may want to check Tall Fescue and Orchardgrass pastures and hayfields at this time for any sign of damage or infestation.
1) Several alternating dark and light stripes along body
1-2 thicker yellow-orange bands running along each side of body from head to tail.
2) Look at the black triangles or marks on four abdominal prolegs
See the photo of the True Armyworm for a good description.
A description of how animals graze and the type of forage they prefer to eat.
Important Information for Swine Owners!
PEDv in Oregon Informational Session
Video/slideshow of Information Session
OSU Diagnostic Lab test for PED virus
PED virus Vaccination
2003 Grass Hay Species and Variety Trial, 2004-2007 Three-Cut Harvest Management Results
PUBLICATION: Selenium Supplementation Strategies for Livestock in Oregon (EM9094)
Gene Pirelli - Regional Extension Livestock and Forage Specialist
Polk County Extension Office 289 E Ellendale, Suite 301Dallas, OR 97338
Monday - Friday, 8am-Noon and 1-5pm (closed noon-1pm)
Polk County Office Phone: 503-623-8395
Cell Phone: 503-931-5163