Author Archives: Dan Olmstead

About Dan Olmstead

I'm the NEWA Coordinator here at the New York State IPM Program. I work to provide online decision support to growers in NY and across the country for IPM and agricultural best practices.

Western bean cutworm scouting thresholds exceeded in some New York regions

Western bean cutworm presence has been confirmed in 24 of 27 monitored counties across New York State as of 27 July 2020. NEWA WBC modeling suggests the 25% threshold for egg mass scouting has been exceeded in western NY and central NY, the Finger Lakes, Hudson Valley and Long Island.
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