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Kansas Insect Newsletter 2012

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Kansas Insect Newsletter
For Agribusinesses, Applicators,
Consultants and Extension Personnel

Issue #28, October 22, 2012
Face flies; House flies; What Is That Insect: It is...The Red-Shouldered Bug.
Issue #27, October 5, 2012
Alfalfa; Volunteer Wheat; Diagnostic Laborator Report.
Issue #26, September 28, 2012
Green Cloverworms; Spiders, Webbing and Victims; Ongoing Twig Girdler Activities; Report from the Kansas State University Insect Diagnostic Laboratory;
Issue #25, September 21, 2012
Here Come Those “Infamous” Nuisance Pests…Boxelder Bugs!; A Tangled Mass ---- AKA Gordian Worms ---- AKA Horsehair Worms
Issue #24, September 14, 2012
Been Down This Road Before? Déjà vu ---- Tobacco Budworms; Things settle in and run their course ----- Uninvited house guests; Army Cutworms; Report from the Kansas State University Insect Diagnostic Laboratory;
Issue #23, September 7, 2012
Sorghum Pests; Soybean Pests; Volunteer Wheat; Report from the Kansas State University Insect Diagnostic Laboratory;
Issue #22, August 30, 2012
Corn Earworms in Sorghum and Soybean; Volunteer wheat; Emerald Ash Borer: "Barking" At Our Door; West Nile Virus Comments; Those pesky?/beneficial? Purslane Sawflies.
Issue #21, August 10, 2012
Sorghum - Chinch Bugs and Sorghum Headworm; Comments Regarding Emerald Ash Borer; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #20, August 3, 2012
Friend or Foe? It Depends Upon a Person's Perspective.
Issue #19, July 27, 2012
What Are Those "Huge" Wasps Flying Around? These Are Cicada Killers!; Current Status of Bagworms; Insect Pests vs. Hot/Dry Weather (Soybeans, Alfalfa, Sorghum); Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #18, July 13, 2012
Blister Beetles Are "Irritating" Insects; Lace Bugs: OK....So What?; Cowpea Aphids in Alfalfa; Pool Time----Uninvited guests; Wasps; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #17, July 6, 2012
Dectes in Soybeans; Potato Leafhoppers.
Issue #16, June 29, 2012
Aster Yellows, With The Weather "Heating-Up" It Is Time For...The Twospotted Spider Mite; Skippers and Mealybugs in Soybeans; Chinch Bugs in Sorghum; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #15, June 22, 2012 OH…NO!! Bagworms: What Can You Do?; Japanese Beetle On Roses: What Can You Do?; Stink Bugs in Alfalfa and Corn; Chinch Bugs in Corn; Chinch Bugs in Sorghum; Grasshoppers; Turfgrass Concerns – Control of Annual White Grubs; In Need of a Rubber Stamp----Green June Beetles; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #14, June 15, 2012
Lime-Sulfer:A Multi-Use Pesticide; Oops! My bad! Eating crow!.......The Green Fruitworm That Wasn't!; "Poodle pine"---a new pine variety? (European pine sawfly); Bagworm Control Considerations.
Issue #13, June 8, 2012
False Chinch Bugs; Springtails Springing Into Homes; Submarines in trees?----"Borers" in Trees; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #12, June 1, 2012
Genista Caterpillar; Twospotted Spider Mite on Roses; It's raining, but I'm not getting wet!...??? (Hackberry butterflies).
Issue #11, May 24, 2012
Hollyhock Weevil; Poops Under My Marigold or, Opening a Can of Worms; Five grasshoppers in 1-inch?
Issue #10, May 18, 2012
How Do Plants Defend Themselves Against Insect Pests?; Burrowing Bug Nymphs; Cutworms -- specifically variegated cutworms; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #9, May 11, 2012
Alfalfa Update; Honey Bee Swarm Season; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #8, May 4, 2012
What Are All Those Moths Flying Around?; Bean Leaf Beetles; Bagworms Are Active---But No Rush to Spray.
Issue #7, April 20, 2012
Rotenone: A Botanical Insecticide; Wheat Update; They're everywhere! They're everywhere! (Ash/Lilac borer); Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #6, April 13, 2012
Aphids on Roses; Wheat; The Kentucky Derby? Not for another 23 days (European pine sawflies, eastern tent caterpillars); Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #5, April 6, 2012
Lilac or Ash Borer: Be Ready for this "Critter"; Wheat; Termites; Alfalfa; So where are we regarding an early Spring?; Question Regarding Grub Control in 2012; A Blast from the Past--Asparagus Beetles
Issue #4, March 30, 2012
Wheat; Alfalfa; Presto-Chango---The Amazing Disappearing Act (pine wilt disease, Carolina Pine Sawyers "longhorned/certambycid beetles); Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #3, March 23, 2012
Update on Eastern Tent Caterpillar and European Pine Sawfly; Nantucket Pine Tip Moth.
Issue #2, March 16, 2012
Alfalfa; Wheat; Scale Crawlers: Be on the Look-Out; Recycling by Reaching into the old e-mail bag-----A Tool for Helping to Determine the Onset of Eastern Tent Caterpillar and European Pine Sawfly Activities; Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)----Status of Emerald Ash Borer Relative to Kansas; Diagnostic Laboratory Report.
Issue #1, March 9, 2012
Alfalfa Weevil, Wheat, Diagnostic Laboratory Report.