Eric Rebek, Professor of Entomology and Plant Pathology at OSU, gives us insight about all the little worms we're seeing eat up our turfgrass this time of year. These little guys are Spodoptera frugiperda, or more commonly known as Fall Armyworm. But don't worry! In Oklahoma these worms do not over winter and will die after the first freeze.
For more information, check out this factsheet on OSU Extension Website:
Airdate (08/28/21) #4809
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