Category Archives: Insects & Mites

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 17, August 30

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 17 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/08-30-18.pdf I N S I D E  T H … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, August 23

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 16 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: PRINT THIS ISSUE LOOKING AHEAD:  Large corn earworm flights … Continue reading

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2018 Pest Management Update Meeting Series Announced

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison The schedule for the Wisconsin Pest Management Update meeting series has been set. Presentations will include agronomic pest management information for Wisconsin field and forage crops. Speakers include Mark Renz … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 15, August 16

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 15 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/08-16-18.pdf I N S I D E  T H … Continue reading

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Cancellation of Chlorpyrifos

Bryan Jensen, Dept. of Entomology and IPM Program Some of you have probably heard or seen popular press articles about the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal’s order ruling that EPA must ban the active ingredient chlorpyrifos which is an active is … Continue reading

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Integrated Pest Management and Soybean Aphids

Bryan Jensen, Department of Entomology and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program It seems like soybean aphid populations have been creeping up and I understand a few fields have been sprayed.  When we get to this time of year economical soybean aphid … Continue reading

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Bt Trait Performance Concerns

Bryan Jensen, Department of Entomology and IPM Program Perhaps not all that surprising was a phone call I recently received regarding poor performance of the Herculex RW (CRY34/35ab1) trait. Although resistance has been documented in other states it was the first … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 14, August 2

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 14 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/08-02-18.pdf I N S I D E  T H … Continue reading

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Soybean Insect Update

Bryan Jensen, Dept. of Entomology and IPM Program So far this summer, soybean insects have been relatively quiet. However, there have some reports of soybean aphids increasing. That may not be too surprising based on recent weather trends but hot … Continue reading

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Corn Rootworm Beetle Scouting

Bryan Jensen, Department of Entomology and IPM Program We are soon to be in that time period where female corn rootworm beetles will be laying the majority of their eggs. Scouting for adults during this time period can give us … Continue reading

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