[Market-farming] June Bugs

Mark A Abner wizard1 at kih.net
Thu Jul 15 21:02:56 EDT 2004


June bugs are the adult stage of cutworms I beleive and  the egges are carried
in manure and you put them in the garden yourself if you are useing a hot
complsting method that killes them off

Mark

Chuck wrote:

> Thanks.  These bugs are about the size of a quarter, does that sound like a
> Japanese Beetle?  I will try the stick and soapy water.  I have been
> collecting them in the morning, and killing them, and tossing them in with
> my young Guinea Birds.  They love them, but I cant seem to keep the
> population down.  Where do they come from?  Do they over-winter, migrate, or
> blow in with the wind???
>
> ****
> These may be Japanese Beetles.  They are everywhere out here (Middle
> Tennessee)
>
> At this time I take a bucket with soapy water in the bottom and a stick.
> With the stick I hit the branch or leaf and the
> beetles fall in the water.
>
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