Alfalfa weevils have started feeding in fields in north central Kansas. Does this activity warrant treatment yet? Army cutworm larvae are still active as well. How much longer will they continue their feeding?
The latest update from K-State Extension Entomology on insect activity across Kansas includes alfalfa weevils and pea/cowpea aphids. What effect, if any, has the recent cold temperatures had on these insects?
Get the latest update on insect activity in alfalfa and wheat fields. Alfalfa weevil larvae have been hatching throughout south central and north central Kansas for the last couple of weeks. Army cutworms are again relatively common this year.
Get the latest update on the activity of alfalfa weevils and pea aphids in this article from Extension Entomologist Jeff Whitworth. Learn how to estimate the level of infestation and when a treatment threshold has been reached.
Alfalfa weevil larvae continue to be very active in Kansas. Larvae started hatching about 3 weeks ago, and are still doing so even in treated fields. Scout your fields!