Category Archives: Insects & Mites

Western Bean Cutworm

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Hopefully, most of you have seen DATCP’s Pest Survey Report (subscribe) which indicates some Western bean cutworm. I know some of you have because it has prompted a few calls regarding the potential mismatch … Continue reading

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Insect Notes-June 20, 2017

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Armyworms are still being found at treatable levels in some corn fields.  A common scenario has been corn planted after a grass cover crop.  Other possibilities include spring grassy weeds and corn no-tilled … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 6/23/17

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 62 Issue No. 9 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: Read or download PDF I N S I D E  T H I S  I … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 6/8/17

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 62 Issue No. 7 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: Read or download the PDF LOOKING AHEAD: Viburnum leaf beetle confirmed by UW in Winnebago … Continue reading

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First Generation European Corn Borer

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Southern Wisconsin is approaching peak first generation European corn borer flight (600 DD, base 500 F).  The best treatment time is usually around 800-1000 degree days.  A lot of Wisconsin’s corn will not be … Continue reading

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True Armyworms

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Surrounding states have reported armyworm alerts and damage.  Furthermore, DATCP’s WI Pest Bulletin has indicated a moderate flight so far. Although I’ve only received a few phone calls so far, it would be a … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 6/1/17

Volume 62 Issue No. 6 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/06-01-17.pdf Much of the state’s corn still at high risk for black cutworm infestation. FORAGES & GRAINS: Alfalfa weevil larval populations continue to increase CORN: Spring … Continue reading

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Wet weather field crop pests, millipedes and slugs

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Millipedes Because of the wet/cool weather, I’m sure a lot of people will be in fields focusing on corn and soybean emergence.  Although there are many potential causes for poor stands, millipedes are … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 5-25-16

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 62 Issue No. 5 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available. Click here to view this issue. I N S I D E  T H I S  … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin issues #4 available

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection 5/18/2017 Issue No. 4 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/05-18-17.pdf

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