Insect Alert For

Western Bean Cutworm

Risk Level:
Moderate Risk
Affected Area:
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Alert Details

Emergence of western bean cutworm will continue in the next week especially across portions of the Plains and also the Great Lakes region/adjacent areas of Ontario, Canada. The greatest risk for potential damage from this particular insect is across Kansas and southern Nebraska where trap counts are presently the highest and also where corn is tasseling/silking. Low risks for much lower counts and crops not at a stage where damage could occur but where growers should monitor traps and count trends include northwest Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, northeast Indiana, northern Ohio, northwest Pennsylvania and New York, and also Ontario, Canada.