Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 9-1-16

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

Volume 61 Issue No. 18 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at:


PLEASE NOTE: This is the last regularly scheduled bulletin of 2016. A final summary issue will be published in November upon completion of the fall pest surveys. The bulletin authors would like to thank the numerous cooperators, farmers, county agents and consultants who contributed their time and expertise to the survey program this season.

I N S I D E  T H I S  I S S U E

LOOKING AHEAD:   Two-banded Japanese weevil found in Dane Co., new state record

FORAGES & GRAINS:  Potato leafhopper counts remain low to moderate in 2016

CORN:  Higher corn rootworm beetle pressure likely for northern Wisconsin next year

SOYBEAN:  White mold reminders for soybean growers

FRUITS: Fruit growers advised to be alert for brown marmorated stink bug this fall

VEGETABLES:  Large corn earworm migration still underway

NURSERY & FOREST: Assorted reports from recent nursery inspections

DEGREE DAYS:  Growing degree day accumulations as of August 31, 2016