Exotic Pest Reporting
Western bean cutworm
Western bean cutworm (Striacosta albicosta) is an insect pest. It is a native of Western United States and was first detected in Colorado in 1984.
The larvae feed on a wide variety of plants, including beans and corn.
03/20/2018 - Most overwintering insects survive cold weather
02/27/2018 - Telling good bugs from bad: the name game
02/27/2018 - Winter Slumber Party: Who's Sleeping in Your Fields?
09/08/2017 - Pest & Crop Newsletter
09/07/2017 - East Michigan vegetable update – Sept. 6, 2017
08/14/2017 - Western Bean Cutworm Season is Just Beginning
08/10/2017 - Southeast Michigan vegetable update
08/03/2017 - Wisconsin crops get more cutworm, less rootworm
07/31/2017 - Southwest Michigan field crop update
07/27/2017 - Pest & Crop Newsletter
07/27/2017 - Southeast Michigan vegetable update
07/27/2017 - Western Bean Cutworm
07/26/2017 - Record Numbers of Western Bean Cutworm in NE
07/21/2017 - Pest & Crop Newsletter
07/10/2017 - Western Bean Cutworm Moth Flight Begins Impressively
07/11/2016 - Pest - Western Bean Cutworm Update and VIDEO
07/21/2014 - Western Bean Cutworm Flight Picking Up
04/04/2014 - Insect Pest Survival During a Harsh Winter