Wisconsin DATCP Pest Bulletin August 31, 2017

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin DATCP

Volume 62 Issue No. 18 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at:

PLEASE NOTE: This is the last regularly scheduled bulletin for 2017. A final summary issue will be published in November upon completion of our fall pest surveys. THANK YOU to the many cooperators, farmers, county agents and consultants who contributed their time to the survey program again this season.

LOOKING AHEAD: Fall nuisance insects expected to begin appearing in September

FORAGES & GRAINS: Pea aphid counts are up in most alfalfa fields

CORN: Significant corn earworm captures in Columbia and Dodge counties

SOYBEANS: Soybean aphid survey finds lowest state average population in 17 years

FRUITS: Spotted wing drosophila recommendations for fall raspberries

VEGETABLES: End-of-season clean up important for squash bug control

NURSERY & FOREST: Assorted reports from recent nursery inspections

DEGREE DAYS: Degree day accumulations through August 30, 2017