Insect Alert For

Western Bean Cutworm

Risk Level:
Moderate Risk Level
Affected Area:
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Alert Details

Western bean cutworm emergence continues to increase across portions of the corn-growing region. Trap counts are highest in portions of the Plains states with lower but rising counts across portions of the Great Lakes region and Ontario, Canada. With corn tasseling and trap counts continuing to rise especially across portions of Kansas and southern Nebraska, a Moderate emergence risk has been posted across this area. Low risks continue in Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario, Canada where counts are rather low and corn crops not yet at a stage where damage could occur.