Category Archives: Insects & Mites

Armyworm Heads Up

Bryan Jensen UW Extension It is about that time that we could be seeing problems from the summer generation of true armyworms. I bring this up because of the elevated number of corn fields which had significant feeding this spring … Continue reading

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Corn Rootworms

Bryan Jensen UW Extension The summer is going fast. July is here, rootworm larvae are feeding and adults will soon start emerging if they haven’t already. July is a great time to gain field information that will be essential for … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin for 7-2-15

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Issue No. 11 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/07-02-15.pdf I N S I D E   T H I S   I S S U … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 6-25-15

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist Issue No. 10 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/06-25-15.pdf I N S I D E  T H I S  I S S U E LOOKING AHEAD:  Japanese beetles emerging across southern WI FORAGES & GRAINS:  Potato … Continue reading

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Cereal Leaf Beetle

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension Chris Allen just contacted me about some suspected cereal leaf beetle damage in wheat. I’ve talked to a few more people and they also mentioned similar damage. Damage, although mostly on the flag leaf, doesn’t appear to … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 6-18-15

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist Issue No. 9 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/06-18-15.pdf I N S I D E  T H I S  I S S U E  LOOKING AHEAD:  Japanese beetles emerging in Dane County FORAGES & GRAINS:  Potato … Continue reading

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Pea Aphids in Alfalfa

Bryan Jensen UW Extension After looking at a few alfalfa fields on the Arlington Agricultural Research Station and talking with PJ Liesch, UW Entomology, it appears that some aphid species have been doing quite well this spring. Pea aphid populations … Continue reading

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Slugs

Bryan Jensen UW Extension I have been getting some calls and emails regarding slug damage in corn and soybean. With the way the weather has been going it was only a question of when, not if. Slugs are herbivorous and … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 6-11-15

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist Issue No. 8 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: Download or  PRINT THIS ISSUE I N S I D E  T H I S  I S S U E LOOKING AHEAD:  Continue scouting for true armyworm larvae … Continue reading

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Stalk Borer Management

Bryan Jensen UW Extension Depending on your location, stalk borer movement from grassy weeds to corn has, or will soon start. Although control with foliar insecticides is effective, timing is critical. Stalk borers overwinter as eggs laid on perennial grasses … Continue reading

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