Minnesota: Black Cutworm and Early Season Weed Issues – Podcast Jun 3, 2019

    🕔Jun 3, 2019
    The Minnesota State University IPM Podcast guest this week was Bruce Potter, Extension IPM Specialist, with the UMN Extension IPM Program. Bruce is located at the Southwest Research & Outreach […]

    Iowa: Black Cutworm Moth Counts Jump “Significantly” In Multiple Counties May 15, 2019

    🕔May 15, 2019
    This week we begin Week 7 of moth trapping in Iowa. Significant captures of black cutworm (BCW) have occurred in several counties during weeks 3-6 of trapping (bold and * […]

    Iowa Corn: Scouting for Black Cutworm in 2019 May 15, 2019

    🕔May 15, 2019
    Black cutworm (BCW) is a migratory pest that cuts and feeds on early vegetative-stage corn. Black cutworm moths arrive in Iowa and other northern states with spring storms each year. […]

    Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Pests Quiet, but Stay Vigilant Jun 1, 2018

    🕔Jun 1, 2018
    This time of year, when corn and soybeans are young and vulnerable, insect pest and slug populations can do their worst damage. Last season at this time, slug populations were […]

    Illinois Corn: 4 Black Cutworm Management Considerations May 21, 2018

    🕔May 21, 2018
    With corn planting wrapping up throughout most of Illinois, the time has come to scout for cutworms. While several species of cutworms infest early season corn, black cutworm (Agrotis ipsilon) […]

    Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Black Cutworm Moths, Slugs Becoming Active May 11, 2018

    🕔May 11, 2018
    Now that Spring has arrived in earnest, various pest species are active and they should be kept in mind. These pests include alfalfa weevil, timothy mites, cereal leaf beetle, black […]

    Illinois: Black Cutworm Moth Flight Beginning Apr 24, 2018

    🕔Apr 24, 2018
    Soil temperatures and field activity are increasing along with moth migration from the south. Insect traps (figure 1) are out around the state and we’ve been capturing both true armyworm […]

    Corn Insect Bt Technologies Offer Cost Effective, Proactive Protection Jun 22, 2017

    🕔Jun 22, 2017
    Farmers looking for ways to bolster profit margins, including reducing input costs, often think about planting non-Bt corn. But there are strong reasons not to cut Bt trait technology. Not only are Bt technologies […]

    Pennsylvania: Invertebrate Pests Making Their Presence Known Jun 7, 2017

    🕔Jun 7, 2017
    This spring has been different and odd enough in many parts of Pennsylvania that folks are looking for a return to normal, whatever that means. Most calls and other communications […]

    Kansas Corn: Diagnosing Early-Season Growth Problems Jun 5, 2017

    🕔Jun 5, 2017
    Getting a good stand of corn, with vigorous early-season growth, is the first step in getting good yields. When adverse conditions, such as a hard rain or unusually cool weather, […]


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