The most surprising reports in the fields this year is the presence of cut worms. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Specialist Wayne Crook says the damage from these moths has caused some to replant their corn.

It seems that the warmer weather is the cause for the early arrival of these insects.

Click to listen to KMZU’s Janet Adkison talk with MU Extension Agronomy Specialist Wayne Crook:

Wayne Crook


“This rain looks like it’s going to be very beneficial and ought to help the crop come along.” Crook said.”The temperatures that are projected for this week should get the corn crop off to a good start and bean planting off to a good start.”