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Variegated Cutworm Scouting for 2015 at Linwood (Report issued 7/1/2015 11:11)

Use these predictions as guidelines to help time your scouting efforts.
Key event Timing
First flight of overwintering moths begins. 6/18
1st generation eggs begin to be laid. 6/26
1st generation larvae begin to hatch. Expected to start in 31 DD (Base 45°F)
Second flight of adult moths begins. Expected to start in 989 DD (Base 45°F)
2nd generation egg laying begins. Expected to start in 1159 DD (Base 45°F)
2nd generation larvae begin to hatch. Expected to start in 1329 DD (Base 45°F)
Current stage: First generation egg laying has begun.

Degree day total: 1171 on 6/30/2015

Degree day forecast: 1188 on 7/1/2015