Category Archives: Insects & Mites

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin

Issue No. 6 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:  Continue scouting for black cutworm and true armyworm … Continue reading

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2013 Pest Management Field Day

Bryan Jensen, IPM Program Please join us for the June 27 Pest Management Field Day that will be held at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station.  Our field day features several topics presented by UW staff and students.  No preregistration is … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin

Issue No. 5 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 primary damage period beginning in the … Continue reading

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Alfalfa Weevil Larval Populations and Leaf Tip Damage

Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist Regular scouting for alfalfa weevil larvae should be underway at this time.  Larvae are active and the May 23 Wisconsin Pest Bulletin state survey reports that larval populations and leaf tip damage have exceeded economic levels … Continue reading

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Black Cutworm in Corn Video

Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist Black cutworm moths arrived in Wisconsin a few weeks ago. The Wisconsin Pest Bulletin reported the first significant capture of moths on May 6-7. The WI DATCP annual black cutworm trapping survey captured 252 moths in … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin

Issue No. 4 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 damage period to begin next … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin

Issue No. 3 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 primary cutting period to begin May … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin Issue No. 2 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:  Pupation of European corn borer … Continue reading

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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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