Local Agronomic Insect Trapping Report 7-24

For the week of 7/15-7/21. This is the first week where we have had a significant increase in Western Bean Cutworm (WBC) numbers. Scout 10 different areas of 10 corn plants within a field for egg masses. The economic threshold is 5 egg masses per 100 plants scouted. Eggs range in color from white to purple (close to hatching) are are usually found on upper leaves of the plant.


Freedom – 40
Monroe – 17
Pleasant -30
Bartlow – 101
NWARS – 18


Freedom – 0
Bartlow – 0


Flatrock – 0 male; 0 female; 0 nymphs



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