If you think it’s unusual to post about cutworms in February, you’re right. But there is one in particular that you should know about: Noctua pronuba, the winter cutworm. Here are a few photos of larvae feeding on cabbage in a home garden, Jan 2022 (credit: J.Myers).
Category Archives: winter cutworm
Pest Report – Week of August 28th
WEEK 21 – Armyworms continue to plague forage and small grain growers. OSU Extension has had dozens of calls about the issue, and we are working closely with them to identify solutions.
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Pest Report – Week of August 21st
WEEK 20 – Diamondbacks continue to hatch; corn earworm flight; beneficial insect tracking. Perhaps most importantly: we found 5 Large Yellow Underwing Moths (the adult phase of winter cutworm)in traps this week. More information is available here.
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