Tag: Fall Army Worm (FAW)

Tips: Control Measures for Fall Armyworm

Fall armyworm can be one of the more difficult insect pests to control in field corn. Late planted fields and later maturing hybrids are more likely to become infested. Fall armyworm causes serious leaf feeding damage as well as direct injury to the ear. While fall armyworms can damage corn plants in nearly all stages of development, it will concentrate… Read more →

Fall Armyworm Response in Ghana: Stakeholder workshop

Directors and representatives from the various departments of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) linked up with participants from 5 universities and institutes, 6 civil society organisations, 5 information services, 6 key donors, as well as private sector producers and service providers to discuss a national response to the impending invasive fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda). The workshop was organised… Read more →