Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 4-27-16

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

Volume 62 Issue No. 1of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at:


PLEASE NOTE: This final Wisconsin Pest Bulletin of 2016 provides a post-growing season summary of prevailing insect and plant disease conditions and related weather. Once again, our sincerest thanks to the many cooperators, farmers, county agents and consultants who contributed their time and valuable information to the survey program this year.

I N S I D E  T H I S  I S S U E

LOOKING AHEAD:  Large spring black cutworm migration underway

FORAGES & GRAINS:  First alfalfa weevil larvae expected next week

CORN:  Black cutworm traps capture 1,036 moths in April

SOYBEAN:  Brown marmorated stink bug alert for 2017

FRUITS: Early STLM and RBLR moth flights in progress across the state

VEGETABLES:  Asparagus beetles emerging and laying eggs in southern WI

NURSERY & FOREST: Hemlock wooly adelgid exterior quarantine reminder

DEGREE DAYS: Degree day accumulations through April 26, 2017