Category Archives: Insects & Mites

Variegated Cutworm on Alfalfa

Variegated Cutworm on Alfalfa Bryan Jensen, IPM Program I have received a number of phone calls and emails regarding variegated cutworms on alfalfa.  This damage is likely from migrating moths although some overwintering is likely.  Phil Pellitteri, UW Entomology, and … Continue reading

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Black Cutworm Decisions in Corn and a Word About Soybean

Black Cutworm Decisions in Corn and a Word About Soybean Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist Black cutworm larvae and plant cutting have been occurring in V5 or smaller corn since early June with economic infestation reported from Manitowoc, Sheboygan and other … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 6/7/12

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 6/7/12 Issue No. 9 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:  Variegated cutworm damage noted … Continue reading

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Oat and Necrotic Leaf Tips and Margins

Oat and Necrotic Leaf Tips and Margins Shawn Conley, Russ Groves (UW Entomology) When I was out scouting early this week I noticed that many of my oat plots where showing necrosis on the leaf tips and margins (please see … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 5/31/12

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 5/31/12 Issue No. 8 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:  Squash vine borer adults … Continue reading

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2012 Pest Management Field Day

2012 Pest Management Field Day Bryan Jensen, IPM Program Please join us Wednesday, July 11 for our annual Pest Management Field Day at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station.   This will be an excellent opportunity to see new pest management research … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, May 24 2012

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, May 24 2012 Issue No. 7 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:  European corn … Continue reading

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Diagnosing Early Season Corn Insect Damage

Diagnosing Early Season Corn Insect Damage Bryan Jensen, IPM Program A few calls have been coming in regarding insect damage in seedling corn as well as some confusion when making a diagnosis.  Below are a few observations regarding insect injury … Continue reading

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Need to scout for alfalfa weevil after first cut?

Bryan Jensen, University of Wisconsin Integrated Pest Management Program, takes you into the field to show you how to scout and manage alfalfa weevil in Wisconsin field crops. Scouting AFTER first cut harvest is different than scouting before harvest because … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin for May 10, 2012

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin for May 10, 2012 A new issue of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is now available.  The Wisconsin Pest Bulletin provides up-to-date pest population estimates, pest distribution and … Continue reading

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