Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 17, August 30

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

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I N S I D E  T H I S  I S S U E

LOOKING AHEAD:  Corn earworm migration flights continue for third consecutive week

FORAGES & GRAINS:  Alfalfa insect counts mostly low throughout August

CORN:  Corn rootworm beetle survey results indicate low crw pressure this season

SOYBEAN:  Soybean aphid populations higher than in past two years, still low overall

FRUITS:  Economic codling moth flights continue in some orchards

VEGETABLES:  Late blight confirmed by UW on potato in Waushara County

NURSERY & FOREST: Verticillium wilt and magnolia scale found during August inspections

DEGREE DAYS:  Growing degree day accumulations as of August 29, 2018