(Photo by Scott Welton, Staff)
SIKESTON -- An invading force may be targeting your lawn.
"What people are seeing is the Fall Armyworm," said Anthony Ohmes, local agronomy specialist for the University of Missouri Extension. "They are in the lawns and pastures this year in high numbers."
If you've never noticed them before, you aren't the only one.
"Most years we don't have a noticeable population of them," Ohmes said.
David Bizzell of Bizzell Lawn Care And Nursery Company said he has only been asked to spray Fall Armyworms twice in 30 years -- until this week.
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