WATCH: How To Test Your Yard For Armyworms


Monday, August 16th 2021, 11:35 am
By: News 9


Summer pests are causing more problems than usual for many across Oklahoma. Many pest control businesses are working overtime as armyworms have infested people's yards.

What are armyworms? They are bugs that look like caterpillars. While they may seem harmless, they can cause some serious damage to yards.

News 9 Anchor Amanda Taylor, with some help from News 9 Chief Meteorologist David Payne, shows us how to test your yard for armyworms. You can follow Amanda on TikTok @amandataylornewsanchor

Should you discover that your yard has armyworms, this website from Oklahoma State University has a lot of good information for treating your yard.

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