Michigan: How Will Wet Spring Impact Insect Pests? Jun 20, 2019

🕔Jun 20, 2019
I have been getting many questions (and theories) about the how the wet spring will impact insects. My thoughts are below, divided by insect. First, a plug for the upcoming […]

Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Look for Soybean Aphids, Western Bean Cutworm Jul 5, 2018

🕔Jul 5, 2018
Asiatic garden beetle adults Asiatic garden beetles (and Japanese and false Japanese beetles) pupated and are emerging as adults, i.e., grub damage has ended. In Asiatic garden beetle-infested fields, the […]

Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Attack of the Asiatic Garden Beetles Jun 14, 2018

🕔Jun 14, 2018
Exactly a month ago, I wrote a Michigan State University Extension article about grubs that included a handy field identification sheet for grubs to assist in identifying different species. It’s time to pull out […]

Indiana Corn: Asiatic Garden Beetle Damage Reported Jun 1, 2018

🕔Jun 1, 2018
Grubs of the Asiatic garden beetle have been recently found damaging corn seedlings in northern Indiana counties. As noted in the past, their presence and damage is highly associated with […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Asiatic Garden Beetle – What You Should Know May 30, 2018

🕔May 30, 2018
The grubs of Asiatic garden beetle (AGB, Maladera castanea) have been causing annual early-season problems in field crops (predominately field corn) of Northwest and North Central Ohio since 2012, and […]

Michigan: Western Bean Cutworms, Asiatic Garden Beetles Emerging Jul 6, 2017

🕔Jul 6, 2017
Western bean cutworm Western bean cutworm moths are flying in southern and central counties. Numbers will pick up over the next few weeks, with peak flight (the target for corn […]

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