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Predicting insect outbreaks

Posted By Tammy Huffman On April 29, 2009 @ 12:11 pm In Headline News | No Comments

by Wayne Flanary, Regional Agronomist

Growers often comment along with others in the community, "it has been a hard winter so this should cut down on the insect problems this summer." We wish we could do a better job of predicting insect outbreaks several months in advance but this is not the case. Sometimes insect outbreaks are like predicting the weather several months in advance.

The insect’s ability to reproduce

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