Insect Alert For

Corn Rootworm

Risk Level:
No Risk
Affected Area:
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Alert Details

Corn rootworm hatch is predicted to begin in the May 26-28 time period in fields from central and eastern Illinois into western and central Indiana. Accumulated soil temperature heat units for this particular insect are expected to reach initial hatch thresholds by that time. Growers in the outlined risk area should monitor their fields closely in the next five to seven days for signs of newly hatched rootworms.