Armyworm Preventatives and Treatments

As we move further into summer, armyworms in large numbers invade our pastures and hay fields. Fall Armyworm preventatives and treatments are very important products for crop management. Certainly, now more than ever with armyworms on the march across Texas.  Most importantly, Steinhauser’s carries plenty of armyworm preventatives and treatments.


Bifen I/T – a broad spectrum insecticide/termiticide with 7.9% bifenthrin as its active ingredient. a popular choice for mosquito and tick control as well. Spray the lawns and vegetation.

Bifen XTS – a stronger concentration of Bifen I/T.

Cyonara concentrate – a low-odor fast-acting insecticide with a strong residual that lasts up to 8 weeks. Formulated for use by Commercial Applicators for use in, on and around buildings and structures. This product is for the control of listed pests to be used on lawns, ornamental trees and shrubs; around residential, institutional, public, commercial, agricultural and industrial buildings; parks, recreational areas and athletic fields.

Cyonara RTU – a ready-to-use version of Cyonara with the same fast-acting effects

Bug blaster concentrate – concentrate to control wood-destroying, home-invading and lawn insects, main ingredient is Bifen.

Bug blaster RTU – 100% insecticide free spray which acts physically on the bug wrapping it in a special polymer.

Fertilome triple action – Use on fruits, herbs, nuts, spices, vegetables and roses, flowers and shrubs. Provides quick and more complete control. Meanwhile, acts as an exciter flushing insect pests out of hiding and into direct contact with spray residues.

Hi-Yield Indoor/Outdoor Broad Use Insecticide – controls a wide variety of turf, garden, and ornamental pests. For example, can be used inside homes, in home gardens for labeled fruits and vegetables, and on ornamental plants and lawns around residential, industrial, commercial, and other non-agricultural outdoor areas.

Range and pasture:

Lambda select 1 gal (however, this is restricted – must provide valid Texas Pesticide Applicators License to purchase) – An economical synthetic pyrethroid insecticide and acaricide used to control a wide range of pests in a variety of applications. Labeled for use in a variety of agricultural crops including alfalfa, corn, cotton, cucurbits and soybeans. Provides fast knock down with low use rates. Above all, causes rapid paralysis and death to an insect when ingested or exposed externally.

Sevin SL (no license required) – provides effective broad-spectrum control of more than 130 turf and ornamental pests.


First, mow your lawn before spraying. This will ensure the treatment makes it to the soil to kill targeted insects hiding . In addition, it will not interfere with the residual treatment on the blades of grass!

In conclusion, call or visit one of our six locations to find out more information about our Armyworm Preventatives and Treatments.




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