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Armyworm infestations damaging array of crops

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Throughout New York, a voracious caterpillar called the armyworm is on the march. Earlier this month the New York Department of Agriculture & Markets warned crop growers of the presence of armyworms in several parts of the state, including western and northern counties, with the damage being especially bad in western areas. “There are a lot of them, and they’re causing severe damage,” said Aaron Gabriel, the educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Capital Area Agriculture-Horticulture ...

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