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Variegated Cutworm Scouting for 2014 at Linwood (Report issued 7/23/2014 1:44)

Use these predictions as guidelines to help time your scouting efforts.
Missing degree day data for dates: 2014-03-05
Key event Timing
First flight of overwintering moths begins. 6/19
1st generation eggs begin to be laid. 6/27
1st generation larvae begin to hatch. 7/1
Second flight of adult moths begins. Expected to start in 510 DD (Base 45°F)
2nd generation egg laying begins. Expected to start in 680 DD (Base 45°F)
2nd generation larvae begin to hatch. Expected to start in 850 DD (Base 45°F)
Current stage: First generation eggs and larvae present.

Degree day total: 1650 on 7/22/2014

Degree day forecast: 1669 on 7/23/2014