Scouting for Pests in Corn – What to Look For
A good majority of the crop is in the ground and it’s time to start scouting for weed and insect pests within your fields. The key to managing these pests effectively is being proactive and getting ahead of them before they become a problem. Behind every successful crop is a integrated pest management plan and hopefully these resources can assist you in producing a bumper crop this season.
Crop Scouting Manual (PDF) – A Guide for Wisconsin corn production
This is a wonderful and thorough resource. It includes crop scouting methods and several useful forms.
Corn Scouting Calendar (PDF)
This is a document we put together to give a timeline showing when to be scouting for specific insects and diseases.