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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: July 2016

Where Have all the Weevils Gone?

The 2016 ABW season was (and still possibly is) lined up to be a very challenging year, especially with the earlier-than-normal start to the season, a couple of cool stretches in spring and now with extreme drought conditions persisting across the region. With the stop-go egg laying patterns, larval populations have become spread out over time, leading to confusion in the timing of sprays, or even the determination of which generation is present.

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Keep Up the ABW Monitoring in North Carolina

Good news for anyone monitoring for annual bluegrass weevils (ABW) in the northwestern part of North Carolina: adult activity is minimal, and little to no ABW damage has been reported so far in 2016. But with warmer weather still on its way, it's important to continue monitoring for activity in the coming weeks.

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Summer Challenges

While most superintendents in New England appear to have gotten through the first generation of weevil activity without too much trouble, the potential is still there for some ugly surprises this summer.

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ABW are all over the place

The 2016 annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) season has been all over the place since it began.

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