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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.

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Insecticide resistance in ABW

Insecticide resistance in annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) populations is a growing problem. It is a course-by-course issue based on excessive insecticide use and poor insecticide resistance management.

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Don't Let Them Get Ahead of You- Scout!

As the snow has melted throughout Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and southern Pennsylvania, we have started to accumulate growing degree day (GDD) units.

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Southern range: expect ABW movement soon

Winter is finally showing signs of loosening its grip on the Northeast, in spite of this photo of the Watchdog monitor I maintain in my backyard.

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Don't get them angry!

The annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) is an insect that can get very "angry"- in regards to insecticide resistance that is.

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As Winter Wanes, Whither the Weevil?

At Robert Trent Jones Golf Course in Ithaca, NY, a weather tracker stands vigil in a field of snow. Awaiting the accumulation of growing degree-days, it is ready to participate as one of 31 golf courses across 12 states of the Northeast that serve as WeevilTrak monitoring sites.

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The ABW Primer

The annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) is a relatively new pest for much of the region I will be monitoring for WeevilTrak.

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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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