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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: August 2021

ABW still causing some trouble in here and there central and northern New Jersey

Annual bluegrass weevils (ABW) are still rearing their heads here and there in New Jersey. The spottiness of ABW is pretty normal in summer, especially this late in the season.

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You must be happy it’s August - Not always!

August is always a very important and tough month for golf course care in the Mid-Atlantic and North East regions. A few of the major issues include: tired grass from heat stress, seasonal employees leaving which creates a void and labor challenges and then there’s insect and disease pressure.

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Very little ABW activity occurring in Blacksburg, Virginia – Mid August

There was a spike of new ABW adults in the first week of August at Blacksburg Country Club, but this apparently did not lead to any significant larval populations.

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Weevil Trak Blog for August 17: It Depends

All of the sites in our region were advanced into “Scout for Stage 6.” The next couple of days people called me to ask what they should be applying and when. My response at this time of the year is “it depends.”

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