Wisconsin Pest Bulletin for 7-23-15

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Issue No. 14 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at:

I N S I D E  T H I S  I S S U E

LOOKING AHEAD:  Western bean cutworm flight expected to peak next week

FORAGES & GRAINS:  Potato leafhopper counts near-threshold in a few alfalfa fields

CORN:  Corn rootworm beetle emergence gradually escalating

SOYBEAN:  Soybean root rot survey finds Phytophthora sojae in 38% of sampled fields

FRUITS: Sharp increase in spotted wing drosophila flies noted last week

VEGETABLES: Cucurbit downy mildew confirmed in Dane Co.

NURSERY & FOREST: Reports from this week’s nursery inspections

DEGREE DAYS:  Growing degree day accumulations through July 22, 2015