Category Archives: Insects & Mites

Stink Bug Nymphs in Corn

Stink Bug Nymphs in Corn Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist Stink bugs are making an appearance in cornfields, particularly the green stink bug. Both the green stink bug, Acrosternum hilare, and brown stink bugs, Euschistus spp. can be found in corn … Continue reading

Posted in Insects & Mites | Tagged | Leave a comment

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 7/26/12

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 7/26/12 Issue No. 15 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:  Western bean cutworm flight … Continue reading

Posted in Insects & Mites | Leave a comment

Japanese Beetle Scouting and Thresholds for Corn and Soybean

Japanese Beetle Scouting and Thresholds for Corn and Soybean Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist Japanese beetles have been reported this week feeding on corn silks (and in one report, kernels) in southeastern Wisconsin. Japanese beetle scouting and thresholds for corn and … Continue reading

Posted in Insects & Mites | Tagged | Leave a comment

Western Bean Cutworm, Field and Sweet Corn

As reported in the WDATCP Wisconsin Pest Bulletin updates, also featured weekly here on the Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter blog site, the western bean cutworm degree-day model indicates that 75% or more of the adult population has emerged as far … Continue reading

Posted in Insects & Mites, WCM newsletter | Tagged | Leave a comment

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 7/19/12

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 7/19/12 Issue No. 14 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp     PRINT THIS ISSUE

Posted in Insects & Mites, WCM newsletter | Leave a comment

Corn rootworm damage and root node injury scoring (Video)

Bryan Jensen, University of Wisconsin Integrated Pest Management Program, takes you into the field to show you how to use root node injury scoring with corn root worm damage to corn. Crop rotation is an excellent method of controlling corn … Continue reading

Posted in Insects & Mites, WCM newsletter | Tagged | Leave a comment

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 7/12/12

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 7/12/12 Issue No. 13 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp     PRINT THIS ISSUE

Posted in Insects & Mites, WCM newsletter | Leave a comment

Dry Weather Increases Risk of Twospotted Spidermite

Dry Weather Increases Risk of Twospotted Spidermite Eileen Cullen (Extension Entomologist) Drought conditions in Wisconsin continue to favor twospotted spider mite development and potential for field infestation and outbreaks. Our previous post has been updated with more detailed information on … Continue reading

Posted in Insects & Mites | Leave a comment

Corn Rootworm Beetle Emergence and Feeding in Corn Fields

Corn Rootworm Beetle Emergence and Feeding in Corn Fields Eileen Cullen (Extension Entomologist) Because corn rootworm beetles can reduce yield by silk pruning, it is important to scout cornfields before and during early pollination. This is especially important now under … Continue reading

Posted in Insects & Mites | Tagged | Leave a comment

Dry Weather Increases Risk of Twospotted Spidermite

Dry Weather Increases Risk of Twospotted Spidermite Eileen Cullen (Dept. of Entomology) Drought conditions are favorable for two-spotted spider mite outbreaks. Dry weather, low humidity and temperatures exceeding 85°F are associated with spider mite population growth. Spider mites damage plants … Continue reading

Posted in Insects & Mites | Tagged | Leave a comment
Page 22 of 27« First...10...2021222324...Last »