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ABW adult season is close to the end – let’s recapOctober 6, 2022

We expect that ABW adults will not rebound, marking the end of our season for monitoring this pest at this location.

2022 ABW season summary and 2023 outlookSeptember 28, 2022

With some good ABW populations in our plots in spring followed by the dry summer, we have seen some major reductions in annual bluegrass, and an increase...

Calendar says September, does that mean ABW season is over?September 15, 2022

I continue to scout at many golf courses throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic and only find select pockets of ABW damage and activity. Stay diligent...

Not so fastSeptember 6, 2022

We are now experiencing some spotty ABW damage in central Ohio and western Pennsylvania after an incredibly quiet summer stretch.

As one season ends, another begins…September 1, 2022

Despite having a relatively busy few weeks, ABW activity has finally seemed to drop off for the season.

ABW still causing some trouble here and there in central and northern New JerseyAugust 30, 2022

There has been only limited ABW activity at my research sites in the last weeks. It has been generally very dry since about mid-June and generally very...

Another peak of ABW adults just passed, however the season isn’t over yetAugust 29, 2022

There is still time for more adults to come into the system before colder conditions set here in Central and East Virginia, so we might see an increase...

Where are the Weevils?August 8, 2022

July of 2022 will go down in the records as being very warm. Depending on your exact location there were more than 15 or 16 days where the low temperatures...

Next generation ABW adults emerging in VirginiaAugust 4, 2022

ABW adult activity peaked in mid-June but has been steady for over a month now in Blacksburg, Virginia. It suggests that scouting for adults is warranted...

Unusual ABW August ActivityAugust 4, 2022

WeevilTrak site reports from the last 2-3 weeks indicate that ABW adult activity has not really slowed, and has even increased, in some areas. Despite...

WeevilTrak Update: August 2August 2, 2022

ABW issues remain quiet on most of our sites – which I think is a testament to diligent scouting and timely (and effective) controls.

Finding late instar immatures, and the adults are still hanging aroundJuly 27, 2022

We continue to recover immatures from our soil core samples, indicating that some adults are expected to emerge throughout the next two weeks.

Hit or miss with ABW activityJuly 21, 2022

Currently, I am finding very low levels of adults, callow adults and all different stages of larvae in untreated turf in my trial areas.

In central and northern New Jersey, ABW stages are all over the placeJuly 14, 2022

With the warm weather we have had in the region, ABW stages and generations have continued to advance quickly.

WeevilTrak Update: July 2July 5, 2022

It has been relatively quiet on the ABW front since mid-June. The way I see it, the options are to either: (1) do nothing, or (2) make spot treatments...

Adults are waning in Kentucky, but don’t stop scoutingJune 29, 2022

With the low number of larvae found it may be a time to be patient and keep scouting diligently.

ABW adults in the rear mirror, immatures are coming nextJune 27, 2022

Immatures have been detected from our soil plug samples since the past two weeks. This is an indication that immatures are already present in our system...

North Carolina ABW May-June transition recapJune 22, 2022

ABW adult activity in NC in 2022 was certainly more unpredictable when you compare application timing at each site to that of previous years.

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