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Western bean cutworm eggs are typically laid on the upper surface of the top leaves of the corn plant.

Preparing for western bean cutworm in 2017

#PestPatrol with Tracey Baute, OMAFRA

Reading Time: 3 minutes Western bean cutworm (WBC) has earned the designation of primary pest of corn in Ontario, and it is starting to become important for dry bean growers too. Quality concerns outweigh yield loss with this pest, and when conditions are conducive to mycotoxins, as in 2016, WBC’s impact is very evident. The flurry of tweets under […] Read more