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Variegated Cutworm Scouting for 2015 at Linwood (Report issued 3/31/2015 1:20)

Use these predictions as guidelines to help time your scouting efforts.
Key event Timing
First flight of overwintering moths begins. Expected in 890 DD (Base 45°F)
1st generation eggs begin to be laid. Expected to start in 1060 DD (Base 45°F)
1st generation larvae begin to hatch. Expected to start in 1192 DD (Base 45°F)
Second flight of adult moths begins. Expected to start in 2150 DD (Base 45°F)
2nd generation egg laying begins. Expected to start in 2320 DD (Base 45°F)
2nd generation larvae begin to hatch. Expected to start in 2490 DD (Base 45°F)
Current stage: Overwintering moths have not yet emerged.

Degree day total: 10 on 3/30/2015

Degree day forecast: 10 on 3/31/2015