Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, May 17 update

Krista Hamilton, Survey Entomologist, DATCP

Issue No. 6 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at:



LOOKING AHEAD:  European corn borer egg laying underway

FORAGES & GRAINS:  Potato leafhopper counts mostly below-threshold

CORN:  Black cutworm infestations noted this week

WEEDS:  Time to evaluate fields for site-specific weed problems

FRUITS:  Codling moth flight accelerates across the state

VEGETABLES:  Variegated cutworm outbreak possible for northern WI

NURSERY & FOREST:  Preliminary results of DATCP’s survey for viruses on ornamentals

DEGREE DAYS:  Degree day accumulations through May 16, 2012