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Annual adult activity is peaking in Southern New EnglandApril 24, 2023

Despite such temperature fluctuations, all indications confirm the current peak of adult activity at the sites we monitor.

Weevils on the move in New EnglandApril 6, 2023

The 2023 season will be yet another challenging season in ABW management.

WeevilTrak Update: May 20May 23, 2022

So far, the 2022 ABW season has been very close to a “usual” season in New England, despite the periods of somewhat cooler temperatures, with no significant...

Annual bluegrass weevil updates from New EnglandApril 14, 2022

Remember that even if you start seeing adults on the surface, resist the temptation to use an adulticide before that magical Forsythia "half green - half...

ABW larvae developmentMay 24, 2021

So far, the 2021 annual bluegrass weevil season has been very close to “normal” at most of our sites compared to more than 10 years of WeevilTrak records...

Annual bluegrass weevil season 2021 in Southern New EnglandApril 6, 2021

All indications are that we will be off to an early start with annual bluegrass weevil activity this spring compared to 2020 season. This season we continue...

Time for the new summer ABW generations in Southern New EnglandJuly 8, 2020

The spring generation of annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) has completed its development and the adults of that generation are at the peak of their activity...

Annual bluegrass weevil season 2020: long period of adult activity and “express” larval developmentJune 3, 2020

Growing degree day (GDD) accumulation in Massachusetts and northern Connecticut had a quick start in early March and increased relatively rapidly up to...

Annual bluegrass weevil season 2020 is about to start in New EnglandApril 7, 2020

In southern New England, the annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) season is just around a corner.

Time to scout for and treat against mid-sized larvae in New EnglandMay 31, 2019

This week's samples from most of our WeevilTrak sites have revealed a range of larval stages. What surprised us was that we are seeing about the same...

To spray or not to spray?May 2, 2019

Several superintendents have been asking one or the other of us whether it is time to apply an adulticide for the annual bluegrass weevil. Remember that...

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