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ABW update for late September, 2020 in Virginia – Just a few lingering adult weevilsSeptember 28, 2020

During this last week of September, we are seeing pretty much only a few lingering adults at our three Virginia WeevilTrak locations that will likely...

Adult peaks and more larvae building up in VirginiaAugust 26, 2020

ABW update for August 25, 2020 in Virginia – Adult peaks and more larvae are building up

ABW update for July 31, 2020 in Virginia – It’s all about the new adultsAugust 3, 2020

As of the last week of July, we are seeing a mix of ABW life stages from small larvae to adults at our three Virginia WeevilTrak courses.

ABW update for June 22, 2020 in Virginia – It’s all about the new adultsJune 22, 2020

ABW update for June 22, 2020 in Virginia: It’s all about the new adults

Annual bluegrass weevil update for May 18, 2020 in Virginia – Peak larval time happening throughout VirginiaMay 19, 2020

The graphs below show the annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) adult (top graphs) and larval densities (bottom graphs) per square foot from the Federal Club...

Annual bluegrass weevil update for May 3, 2020 in Virginia – Small larvae are abundant in Roanoke and Blacksburg samples this weekMay 4, 2020

As of May 3, 2020, good degree days (GDD) are 365, 240 and 175 GDD, respectively, as you move up in elevation from Richmond, Roanoke to Blacksburg.

Adult bluegrass weevil (ABW) update for April 19, 2020 in Virginia – Adult peaks and first larvae of the year foundApril 20, 2020

As of April 18, 2020, good degree days (GDD) since March are quite variable across the state of Virginia.

Annual bluegrass weevil update for April 6, 2020 in Virginia – Temps are warming, adults are active, but no sign of larvae yetApril 6, 2020

Warm temperatures keep increasing across Virginia, so many flowers and trees are in bloom, and annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) adults continue to move.

Virginia ABW update for March 24: Some 1st adulticide sprays have already gone downMarch 24, 2020

As of March 23, many areas of Virginia have recently experienced warm temperatures that got annual bluegrass weevil adults moving.

March 15 ABW update for VirginiaMarch 16, 2020

Spring has certainly sprung in Virginia. In Blacksburg, Virginia, annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) adult numbers increased a little this past week averaging...

ABW activity and tracking has commenced in VirginiaMarch 6, 2020

The Annual Bluegrass weevil season has begun in Virginia

ABW activity in Virginia Sept. 8 UpdateSeptember 9, 2019

As of the first week of September comes to a close, we are still finding late larvae, pupae and adult annual bluegrass weevils on golf courses in southwest Virginia.

ABW activity in Virginia Aug. 13 UpdateAugust 13, 2019

As of the first two weeks of August, we are seeing an increase in adult annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) population levels at the three Virginia golf courses sampled.

July 11 update ABW Activity in VirginiaJuly 11, 2019

As of the first week of July, annual bluegrass weevil populations were predominately in the large larvae, pupae, and new adult stages at two of the three...

June 18 ABW update from VirginiaJune 18, 2019

Adult annual bluegrass weevil activity increased significantly over the past two weeks on greens and in soap flushes at two of the three Virginia golf...

ABW activity in Virginia – June 4, 2019June 4, 2019

Dr. Tom Kuhar gives an update on ABW activity heating up in Virginia

ABW activity in Virginia – May 22May 22, 2019

Over the past week, we have seen a flush of adult annual bluegrass weevil activity on greens and in soap flushes of fairways at all three WeevilTrak locations...

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