Biggest "bug news" this year is the possibility that the spotted alfalfa aphid may invade Iowa in force. Exact predictions of pest outbreaks aren't possible. But, considering weather, here's the 1957 situation.
Gunderson, Harold and Lilly, J. H.
"Insect and Rodent Prospects for 1957,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 11
, Article 7.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol11/iss7/7