Western bean cutworm (WBC) is a corn pest that has been expanding it’s range across Iowa and into more eastern states. Beginning in 2003, Iowa State University set up a network of pheromone traps to monitor WBC range expansion and to provide moth emergence data to enhance scouting efforts. Pheromone trap cooperators included local seed corn dealers, private corn and soybean agronomists and others interested in pest management issues.
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Sisson, Adam and Jesse, Laura C.H., "2010 Western Bean Cutworm Cooperators Needed" (2010). Integrated Crop Management News. 424.
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