The fall of the Ohio worm epidemic that affected grass and crops

Small, floating soldiers crossing Ohio, leaving behind traces of dead plants, eating straw and crops.

They are the fallen worms of the semi-tropical species in all the eastern and central United States.

After the depletion of their old food, the fallen army worms, which had been relocated to a new food supply, entered Ohio, mainly injuring farmers.

According to Ohio State University Bookcake, it is common for military worms to move from field crops to grass and even “big caterpillars to eat small caterpillars to complete their growth.” Yard and Garden Line.

How did the army worms get here?

OSU Extension Offices has received a number of calls this year about the fall worm “causing severe damage to grass.”

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