Insect Alert For

Corn Earworm

Risk Level:
No Risk
Affected Area:
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Alert Details

An active weather pattern is predicted to return to the central Plains and Midwest by late this week and into next weekend. Low pressure should organize over the western Plains states and move northeast into the Midwest by this weekend, resulting in stout south to southwest wind flow especially across the Plains but also into portions of the western and central Midwest. As a result, Low corn earworm migration prospects are in the forecast primarily across the southwest Midwest where crops and host plants are the furthest along in their growth, on average. Low risks are in place on Thursday morning across southern and southeastern Kansas as well as southwestern Missouri, with the risk expanding north to near I-70 in both Kansas and Missouri by the weekend. Growers in these areas may see a few corn earworm moths appear within the next week.