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Welcome to the WeevilTrak℠ blog, offering you updates about annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) from industry leading researchers. This blog will provide you with timely ABW activity across the north east as well as advice on scouting and controlling them using the Optimum Control Strategy.

Latest Posts: Dr. Mike Agnew

Adult Populations Peaking in Weevilville

The lights are on and just about everyone is home. The past two weeks have brought more consistent spring-like temperatures in the Mid-Atlantic and coincidentally more noticeable adult annual bluegrass (ABW) activity on fine turf.

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Double Down

As expected, the warm Easter weekend shook things up in the mid-Atlantic from a growing degree day (GDD) and phenological indicator standpoint.

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“Frozen” in Time – April Fools’?

As encouraging as it was to see some adult Annual Bluegrass Weevils (ABW) last week, if for no other reason than to get ourselves calibrated to begin thinking about scouting and control plans, it was equally encouraging to see that Mother Nature can be merciful at times, too. As we ramped up growing degree days (GDD) within a few days, just as quickly, a cold weekend froze those measures and essentially halted ABW activity.

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As eager as every turf professional is to get the season started and break cabin fever, based on some discoveries on March 27th, this is also evident with ABW.

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Welcome to the Weevil Trak Blog

I want to welcome you to the new WeevilTrak™ Blog where WeevilTrak subscribers can find updates from me and from our independent researchers. This blog will feature what we are seeing in the field while we scout for annual bluegrass weevil (ABW).

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