Just wrote an article and completed the map of the distribution of western bean cutworm in the Great Lakes Region. Check it out in the latest CropPest Newsletter at:
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The first report of spraying for armyworm in sweet corn in Essex County came in today. We are not sure how heavy of infestation to expect in other fields but wheat and newly emerging corn fields should be scouted in Essex, Chatham-Kent, Lambton, Elgin and Middlesex counties asap. Armyworm reports ... Continue reading
Just in case some of you are keen and plan to be scotuing this long weekend, there are a few critters you should be watching for.
Alfalfa weevil (AW) larvae are starting in some fields. So far just the smaller 1st and 2nd instars but warmer weather will help them grow too. Stay ahead of any inf... Continue reading