Category Archives: Insects & Mites

Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board Announces Changes to the 2017 Free Nematode Testing Program

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Four out of every five animals on earth today is a nematode so it is not surprising that agricultural fields are home to many nematode species. Fortunately, most nematodes are beneficial to … Continue reading

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Western Bean Cutworm Management

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Although this article may seem premature, the warm weather has gotten me thinking about those insects which could be favored by the abnormally high winter temperatures. Western bean cutworm (WBC) is one insect … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 12-8-16

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 61 Issue No. 19 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/12-08-16.pdf PLEASE NOTE: This final Wisconsin Pest Bulletin of 2016 provides a post-growing season summary … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board Continues Free Nematode Testing Program for 2016

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Four out of every five animals on earth today is a nematode so it is not surprising that agricultural fields are home to many nematode species. Fortunately, most nematodes are beneficial to … Continue reading

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Slug Feeding in Cereal Rye Cover Crop Seedings

Bryan Jensen & Mike Travis, UW Extension Brian Briski, Mark Biel and Dana Swanson, NRCS During a brief survey of recent cereal rye cover crop seedings in NW Wisconsin (Pierce, Pepin and Dunn Counties) we observed severe slug feeding on … Continue reading

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“Worms” in Corn Ears

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program I’ve had a few calls as well as personnel observations regarding “worms” and their damage in corn ears. European corn borer seems to be making a bit of a comeback. Although these reports have … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 9-1-16

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 61 Issue No. 18 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/09-01-16.pdf PLEASE NOTE: This is the last regularly scheduled bulletin of 2016. A final summary … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 8-25-16

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 61 Issue No. 17 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/08-25-16.pdf I N S I D E  T H I S  I S S U … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 8-18-16

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 61 Issue No. 16 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/08-18-16.pdf I N S I D E  T H I S  I S S U … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 8-11-16

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 61 Issue No. 15 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/08-11-16.pdf INSIDE THIS ISSUE LOOKING AHEAD: Western bean cutworm moth flight subsiding FORAGES & GRAINS: … Continue reading

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