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June 3, 2020St. Joseph, Mo. |  By: Andrew Wegley

Experts warn residents about true army-worms

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - The University of Missouri Buchanan County extension office is warning growers in the region to look out for true army-worm.

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Extension Office Agronomy Field Specialist Wayne Flaray told KXCV/KRNW that cool, wet conditions are prime conditions the potentially devastating insect.

Flanary adds that once true army-worm populations take hold of a field unchecked, the larvae could devastate those crops.