Pest Profile

  • Grasshopper
  • Grasshopper
  • Grasshopper

Management guide

Pest Description

Grasshoppers are a problem at seedling emergence. During years of high populations, grasshoppers migrate into emerging stands and devour the cotyledons. Damage is usually limited to the field margins, but total stand loss there can occur.

Source of information

Pest photo source

Brian McCornack, KSU Entomology