Insect Alert For

Western Bean Cutworm

Risk Level:
High Risk Level
Affected Area:
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Alert Details

Western bean cutworm emergence and peak flight is expected to continue across much of the central and northern corn-growing region in the next week. High risks are in place from eastern Nebraska northeast into Iowa, Minnesota, northern Illinois and Wisconsin, and also further east into Michigan, northeast Indiana, Ohio, northwest Pennsylvania, and Ontario, Canada. Moderate risks cover portions of Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario, Canada. Growers especially in the Moderate and High risk zones should monitor their fields for new moth activity and potential egg laying/damage.