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Variegated Cutworm Scouting for 2014 at Linwood (Report issued 4/23/2014 8:27)

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. Expected in 801 DD (Base 45°F)
1st generation eggs begin to be laid. Expected to start in 971 DD (Base 45°F)
1st generation larvae begin to hatch. Expected to start in 1103 DD (Base 45°F)
Second flight of adult moths begins. Expected to start in 2061 DD (Base 45°F)
2nd generation egg laying begins. Expected to start in 2231 DD (Base 45°F)
2nd generation larvae begin to hatch. Expected to start in 2401 DD (Base 45°F)
Current stage: Overwintering moths have not yet emerged.

Degree day total: 99 on 4/22/2014

Degree day forecast: 102 on 4/23/2014