Alabama Forages

Insect Pest Management

Kathy L. Flanders

Extension Specialist Professor
Entomology and Plant Pathology

Understanding and Controlling Insect Pest Pasture Problems

Pasture and Forage Crops: Insect and Weed Control (IPM-0028)

Bermudagrass Stem Maggot

Biology and Management of Bermudagrass Stem Maggot (ANR-1462)

Bermudagrass Stem Maggot VIdeo

Bermudagrass Stem Maggot and Forage Insect (Archive Webinar Video Hosted by UGA)

Fire Ants

Management of Imported Fire Ants in Livestock Production Systems

Fire Ant Control Made Easy Video Page

How to Calibrate a Fire Ant Bait Spreader Learning Lesson

Where to borrow a Herd seeder to apply fire ant bait

Fall Armyworms

Facts About Fall Armyworms (Alabama Cattleman)

Management of Fall Armyworms in Pastures and Hayfields (ANR-1019)

What Do You Do When You Find Fall Armyworms? (Cattletoday)

How to Use a Sweep Net to Find Fall Armyworms (Video)

Fall Armyworm Watch Map (Interactive Map)

Other Pasture Pest Problems

Scouting for Billbug and Adults in Bahiagrass

Biology and Control of the Green June Beetle (ANR-0991)

Alfalfa Pest Management Guide

Controlling Insects Pests During Stand Establishment of Forage Legumes (ANR-1133)

Identifying Caterpillars in Field, Forage, and Horticultural Crops (ANR-1121)

Biological Control of Musk Thistle (ANR-1034)

IPM Guides and Other useful resources

Alabama Pest Management Handbook (ANR-0500-A) (ANR-0500-B)
Alabama IPM Communicator Newsletter
General Pesticide Information (IPM-1295)

Pasture and Forage Crops: Insect and Weed Control (IPM-0028)