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Variegated Cutworm Scouting for 2015 at Linwood (Report issued 5/25/2015 3:09)

Use these predictions as guidelines to help time your scouting efforts.
Key event Timing
First flight of overwintering moths begins. Expected in 467 DD (Base 45°F)
1st generation eggs begin to be laid. Expected to start in 637 DD (Base 45°F)
1st generation larvae begin to hatch. Expected to start in 769 DD (Base 45°F)
Second flight of adult moths begins. Expected to start in 1727 DD (Base 45°F)
2nd generation egg laying begins. Expected to start in 1897 DD (Base 45°F)
2nd generation larvae begin to hatch. Expected to start in 2067 DD (Base 45°F)
Current stage: Overwintering moths have not yet emerged.

Degree day total: 433 on 5/24/2015

Degree day forecast: 458 on 5/25/2015