Insect Alert For

Corn Rootworm

Risk Level:
No Risk
Affected Area:
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Alert Details

Corn rootworm hatch is expected to begin late in the Memorial Day weekend especially in fields located from central Illinois eastward into portions of western and central Indiana. Accumulated soil temperature growing degree days across this region should be high enough to allow initial corn rootworm hatch by Sunday or Monday May 26-27. Growers in these areas should monitor their fields for signs of corn rootworm hatch in the next week.