Category Archives: Insects & Mites

Alfalfa weevil scouting video available now

Alfalfa weevil scouting video available now Bryan Jensen, University of Wisconsin Integrated Pest Management Program This easy 3 minute video takes you into the field to show how to scout and manage alfalfa weevil by following IPM practices and University … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin for April 19, 2012

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin for April 19, 2012 The second 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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Where to Check for Black Cutworms and Armyworms

Where to Check for Black Cutworms and Armyworms Bryan Jensen, IPM Program By now many of you have heard of, or at least thought about, the possibly of an early black cutworm and true armyworm migration.  Many states to our … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin

The Wisconsin Pest Bulletin from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection provides pest population estimates, pest distribution and development data, pest survey and inspection results, alerts to new pest finds in the state, and forecasts for Wisconsin’s … Continue reading

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Alfalfa Weevils Already?

Alfalfa Weevils Already? Bryan Jensen, IPM Program What a spring!  I don’t recall thinking about alfalfa weevils this early.  Take a look at UW Extension’s Ag Weather Site, http://www.soils.wisc.edu/uwex_agwx/ (click on Thermal Models).  Southern Wisconsin may soon be at the … Continue reading

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2012 IPM Field Scout Training Class

2012 IPM Field Scout Training Class Bryan Jensen, IPM Program The Madison Field Scout Training Classes will be held on the UW Madison Campus from January 17-20, 2012. This course is designed to provide the skills necessary for proper pest identification, … Continue reading

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Corn Earworm Alert for Processing Sweet Corn

Corn Earworm Alert for Processing Sweet Corn Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist The Wisconsin DATCP Wisconsin Pest Bulletin’s Corn Earworm pheromone trap network has registered a significnat and accelerating August corn earworm (CEW) migration flight. As reported in the August 11th issue … Continue reading

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Study Confirms Resistance of Western Corn Rootworm Field Populations Bt CRW Corn in Northeastern Iowa

Study Confirms Resistance of Western Corn Rootworm Field Populations Bt CRW Corn in Northeastern Iowa Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist An Iowa State University entomologist research group led by Aaron J. Gassmann reported development of resistance by field populations of western … Continue reading

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Western Bean Cutworm Emergence Just Peaking in North-Central and Northeastern Counties

Western Bean Cutworm Emergence Just Peaking in North-Central and Northeastern Counties Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist The WI DATCP Wisconsin Pest Bulletin reported August 4th the phenology model for Western Bean Cutworm moth emergence suggests that 75% of the moth flight is … Continue reading

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Twospotted Spider Mite Potential on Soybean in Dry Areas

Twospotted Spider Mite Potential on Soybean in Dry Areas Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist On July 22 Phil Pellitteri, UW-Madison Insect Diagnostic Clinic, received a report (confirmed with a plant sample) of twospotted spider mite on soybean in Green County near … Continue reading

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