Fall armyworm insights for when the season feels unmanageable

Host: | Date: 27 Mar 2024

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This summer has seen high numbers of fall armyworm (FAW) across Queensland and Northern New South Wales. In some late sown crops, FAW has had a disastrous impact and caught many growers and advisers off-guard.

Dr Melina Miles, Principal Entomologist at the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, shares her insights on what can be done to manage this pest in such a challenging season, and what it means for future plantings.

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Dr Melina Miles
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Queensland

More information

The Beatsheet – Fall armyworm

GRDC Resources – Fall armyworm

GRDC Webinar – Fall armyworm management tips and tactics