Category Archives: Insects & Mites

Handy Bt Trait Table Updates

Handy Bt Trait Table Updates Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist More corn hybrids contain multiple transgenic traits, and cost of this seed is steadily rising. Meanwhile, refuge requirements are changing for stacked trait and pyramided trait corn. Planting the correct refuge … Continue reading

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Seedcorn maggot degree days and corn and soybean risk in cool, wet soils

Seedcorn maggot degree days and corn and soybean risk in cool, wet soils Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist One of the earliest potential pests of corn and soybean is seedcorn maggot, Delia platura. Seedcorn maggot is a soil insect pest of … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin Issue No. 1 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp     PRINT THIS ISSUE   I N S I D E   T H I S   I S S U E LOOKING AHEAD:  Black cutworm moths appearing … Continue reading

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New Extension Fruit Crop Entomologist at UW-Madison

Dr. Christelle Guédot has joined the Department of Entomology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as the new fruit crop extension entomologist. Christelle Guédot grew up in Montpellier, southern France, where she obtained her undergraduate degree in physiology and cell biology … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 11/8/12

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 11/8/12 Issue No. 21 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp     PRINT THIS ISSUE PLEASE NOTE:  This final Wisconsin Pest Bulletin of 2012 provides a post-growing season summary of prevailing insect and plant disease … Continue reading

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2012 Pest Management Update Meetings

2012 Pest Management Update Meetings Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist We are pleased to announce the schedule and topics for the 2012 Pest Management Update Meetings. See the table with this article for the schedule. Please check the dates and locations and … Continue reading

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Spider Mites: My Lessons Learned and Varietal Differences Noted

Spider Mites: My Lessons Learned and Varietal Differences Noted Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Like many growers and crop consultants if I don’t see spider mites for another 24 years it will be too soon. As we transition … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 8/30/12

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 8/30/12 Issue No. 20 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp     PRINT THIS ISSUE PLEASE NOTE:  This is the last regularly scheduled bulletin for 2012. A final summary issue will be published in November … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 8/23/12

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 8/23/12 Issue No. 19 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp     PRINT THIS ISSUE I N S I D E   T H I S   I S S U E LOOKING AHEAD:  Spotted wing drosophila detected in SE … Continue reading

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Major Migration of Corn Earworm Moths in Progress

Major Migration of Corn Earworm Moths in Progress Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist Reprinted from August 16, 2012 Wisconsin Pest Bulletin courtesy of Krista Hamilton, DATCP Entomologist. A major migration of corn earworm moths is in progress. Counts at the Ripon … Continue reading

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