caterpillers on kale?
This is the cross-striped cabbageworm one of several caterpillars that feed on kale.Control is similar to other caterpillars. Here is one on our website: http://extension.umd.edu/growit/insects/cabbage-looper
Here is the Imported cabbagworm info from our Grow It Eat It section: http://extension.umd.edu/growit/insects/imported-cabbageworm
Here is some specific info on the cross-striped cabbagworm life cycle, but because it is from SC, the chemical recommendations should not be applied to home gardens. Use our recommendations from the webpages above. http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/pests/plant_pests/veg_fruit/hgic2203.html