Scout Now For Alfalfa Weevils In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania hay growers should scout carefully for alfalfa weevils using sweep nets, says Del Voight, Lebanon County extension educator, in the Penn State Field Crop News. Then growers should consider revising economic thresholds for treatment due to high hay prices. He has provided an information update on weevils for the state’s growers at lebanon.extension.psu.edu/Agriculture/FarmMgt/Alfalfa.htm.

Illinois Reports Adult Armyworm Moths

Grass pastures in Illinois may show signs of armyworm larvae damage in the next couple of weeks, so growers should watch for them, say University of Illinois entomologists. Adult armyworm moths have been captured in pheromone traps in the state.

Source: University of Illinois IPM Bulletin.