Insect Alert For

Western Bean Cutworm

Risk Level:
High Risk Level
Affected Area:
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Alert Details

Western bean cutworm peak flight is expected to continue across the eastern Great Lakes region and into southern Canada over the course of the next five days. High risks are in place from southeast Michigan into northern Ohio, northwestern Pennsylvania and New York, and Ontario and southwest Quebec, Canada. Moderate risks remain in portions of Wisconsin in addition to Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario/Quebec, Canada. Trap counts continue to remain high or increase across much of the High risk area and growers in both the High/Moderate risk areas should monitor their fields closely for signs of moths, eggs, and potential larvae causing damage to crops.