Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, May 9, 2019

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Volume 64 Issue No. 02 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at:

  • LOOKING AHEAD: An increase in black cutworm counts noted from May 2-8
  • FORAGES & GRAINS: Alfalfa winterkill widespread and severe this spring
  • CORN: Black cutworm peak corn cutting window expected to open May 27
  • SOYBEAN: Painted lady butterfly migrants observed in western Wisconsin
  • FRUITS: Scouting for thrips and early-season caterpillars advised in the week ahead
  • VEGETABLES: Common asparagus beetle likely to make first appearance soon
  • NURSERY & FOREST: Invasive woodland forget-me-not found at big box stores
  • DEGREE DAYS: Growing degree day accumulations as of May 8, 2019

This post originates at the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin website.