Wisconsin Pest Bulletin for 5-19-16

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

Volume 61 Issue No. 4 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:  True armyworm larvae collected from alfalfa this week

FORAGES & GRAINS:  Alfalfa weevil larvae emerging in more fields, counts still low

CORN:  Black cutworm primary damage period to begin in the week ahead

SOYBEAN:  Bean leaf beetles appearing in alfalfa fields

FRUITS: Cool weather continues to slow plum curculio and codling moth activity

VEGETABLES:  Imported cabbageworm egg hatch underway

NURSERY & FOREST: Peony red spot, botrytis and mites found during this week’s inspections

DEGREE DAYS:  Growing degree day accumulations as of May 18, 2016