Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 8, June 21

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Volume 63 Issue No. 8 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at:

PLEASE NOTE: We dedicate this issue to the memory of Lee Lovett, who was involved in the Pest Bulletin as a surveyor, editor and overseer from the mid-1960s until his retirement in 2001. He continually worked to make it a better and more useful tool for growers. Lee died June 11 at age 78.

I N S I D E  T H I S  I S S U E

LOOKING AHEAD:   Japanese beetles emerging in southern Wisconsin

FORAGES & GRAINS:  Potato leafhopper nymphs appearing in alfalfa

CORN:  European corn borer treatment window to close next week

SOYBEAN:  Soybean aphid counts extremely low

FRUITS:  First apple maggot flies likely to appear soon

VEGETABLES:  Squash vine borer moth observed in Dane County

NURSERY & FOREST: An assortment of reports from recent inspections

DEGREE DAYS:  Growing degree day accumulations as of June 20, 2018