Integrated Crop Management News

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A network of pheromone traps has been placed throughout the state to assist in scouting efforts for western bean cutworm. Iowa State University Extension is cooperating with Pioneer Hi-Bred agronomists to survey for western bean cutworm emergence. Most traps are now in place and results are being posted on a western bean cutworm website. Traps cannot be used to predict which fields should be sprayed; rather, they can indicate those areas that have significant moth flights and where fields should be scouted.

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