Black Cutworm

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​​​​​D​ATCP has monitored early-season black cutworm migration flights for more than 20 yea​​​rs, with the help of volunteer coopera​tors throughout the state. Moth counts from the annual trapping survey provide precise data on the timing of black cutworm arrival into Wisconsin and are used to forecast optimal scouting and treatment windows based on significant captures. A significant capture occurs when nine or more moths are trapped in two nights.​

For the 2022 season, 30 pheromone traps have been established in 15 counties. Current multistate migration maps are available at Great Lakes and Maritimes Pest Monitoring Netw​ork​ (select BCW tab) and Black Cutworm corn ipmPIPE.​​

Week ending May 26, 2022

​​County​

Loc​ation​​

Week 1​

Week 2​

Week 3​

Week 4​

Week 5​

Week 6​

Week 7​

Week 8​

​Adams

​Grand Marsh


​0

​0

​1

​12

​29

6

​​7​

​Adams

​Wisconsin Dells


1​

​1

​0

​5

​1

​0

0​

​Buffalo

​Alma

​0

0​

​0

​0

​1

​3

​3


​Buffalo

​Gilmanton

​0

0​

​0

​0

​1

​2

​2


​Columbia

​Briggsv​ille


​0

​0

​0

​6

​2

0

​3

​Columbia

​Cambria


​0​

​2

​0

​6

​26

9

​12

​Columbia

Leeds


​0

​2

​9

​36

​29

8

​3

Columbia 

​Pardeeville


​0

​0

​0

​1

​2

0

​3

​Columbia

Poynette


​0

​0

​0

​2

​0

2

​0

​Dane

​Marshall


​0

​8

​6

13

​7

​27

14

​Dodge

​Beaver Dam

​0

​1

​0

​2

​12

​18

​10


​Dodge

​Lowell

​0

​0

​0

​1

0

3

17

​0

​Dodge

Waupun

​0

1​

​0

​1

​8

​30

6

​12

​Fnd du Lac

Lamartine

​0

0​

​0

​0

8

​5

5

20

Fnd du Lac

Ripon

0​

1​

0

​1

​4

​13

4

​17

Grant

Prairie du Chien

0​

0​

​0

0

​0

​0

​2

​0

Green Lake

Markesan


0​

​3

​0​​

​15

28

9

​11

Manitowoc

Manitowoc




​0

​1

3

​5

Marathon

Wausau

​0

0​

​0

​3

​10

​1

0

6

​Marquette

Montello


0​

2

​0

​4

​2

5

​7

Monroe

Cashton

​0

0​

​0

​0

​0

​3

​2

​1

​Pepin

Durand

0​

​0

​1

​0

​0

​4

​4

​5​

Sheboygan

Oostburg​





​0

​0

​0

​0

​Vernon

​Chaseburg

0​

0​

​0

​0

​0

​3

​0

​2

Ve​​​rnon

LaFarge E

0

0​

​0

​0

​4

​7

​3

​6

Vernon

​LaFarge W

0

0​

​0

​0

​5

​12

​5

​5

​Vernon

Stoddard

​0

0​

​0

​3

​0

​1

​1

​3

Vernon

Viroqua E

​0

0​

​1

​2

​8

​2

​7

​9

Vernon

Viroqua W

​0​

0​

​0

​0

​2

​14

​2

​4

​Vernon

Newton​

​0

0​

​0

0​

​0

​5

​0

​1

Week 1 (March 31-April 7), Week 2 (April 8-14), Week 3 (April 15-21), Week 4 (April 22-28), Week 5 (April 29-May 5), Week 6 (May 6-12), Week 7 (May 13-19), Week 8 (May 20-26).


​Black Cutworm multistate maps for the 2022 season are also available at: 

Great Lakes and Maritimes Pest Monitoring Netw​ork 



















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