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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.

Archive: June 2015

First Generation of ABW Coming to an End and Research Results Are In

Currently, throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania and South New Jersey we are observing an increase in mature and callow adult activity on the turf surface. Through soap flushing, I saw pairs of mating adults last week in a number of locations.

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Time To Be Hyper-Vigilant About Annual Bluegrass Weevils

Last week was the first big flush of first generation (summer) adults that we have observed in central Pennsylvania. You might be wondering, "I am just reading this now! Am I too late in making an application?" I don't think so.

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ABW Round 2 – The Next Generation

From initial crawl out of overwintering sites in late March, through the end of May and even into the early part of June, Annual Bluegrass Weevil (ABW) activity in the Mid-Atlantic (specifically Northern Virginia - Baltimore) could be described as somewhat of an accordion effect.

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Scouting Critical in Atypical ABW Season

As a decision-tool, WeevilTrak™ is one of many tools available to superintendents to control the annual bluegrass weevil (ABW). All of these tools have certainly been put to the test this season.

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Ference: The Real Deal?!

First, an update on my five annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) monitoring sites for last week-Tuesday, June 1 and Wednesday, June 2.

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Annual Bluegrass Weevils in MA

The warm weather of the past two weeks accelerated the development of the annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) in the Northeast even more than we had seen previously.

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