Western Bean Cutworm: The annual western bean cutworm flight continues to increase across select regions of the corn-growing region. The greatest pressure at the present time appears to be in the northern half of Indiana where moth counts are the highest and where report … Read More »
Corn Earworm: A cold front is predicted to pass through the corn-growing region over the course of the next few days. South to southwest winds in advance of the front may provide an isolated corn earworm migration risk, but the source region is expected to be in … Read More »
Corn Rootworm: Corn rootworm hatch and beetle activity continues across much of the corn-growing region. Remaining corn rootworm hatches are likely focused along and north of I-94 in North Dakota, central and northern Minnesota, and northern Wisconsin while corn r … Read More »
Soybean Aphid: Soybean aphid populations continue to remain low across virtually the entire upper Midwest and Great Lakes region, but there has been an increase in both coverage and populations in several areas due to recent favorable weather conditions for soybean … Read More »
This site forecasts the daily migration of crop damaging insects up to five days in advance. Information is available May through September.
Corn Earworm (Helicoverpa zea) Corn earworm is found throughout North America except for northern Canada and Alaska. Normally, corn earworm does not overwinter successfully in the northeastern United States. It is known to survive as far north as about 40…