Additional WBC Information

Additional WBC Information on the Web

Michigan State University Extension


Mitigating Control Failures in Bt Corn
(WBC Section starts around 27:00)
March 19, 2018 – Chris DiFonzo
Resurgence of Western Bean Cutworm
February 13, 2017 - Chris DiFonzo

Extension Bulletins prepared by Chris DiFonzo
WBC Identification and Life Cycle
WBC in Field Corn
WBC in Dry Beans
WBC in Michigan

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)

Trapping Network

Great Lakes and Maritimes Pest Monitoring Network
Will be the new home for the WBC Trap Network and will include data from trapping sites in Manitoba, Michigan, Ohio, Ontario, Quebec, New York, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia

Extension Materials

The Battle Against Western Bean Cutworm Continues
Presentation Slide Set from FarmSmart 2018 Conference
January 20, 2018 – Tracey Baute, OMAFRA - Ridgetown

Western Bean Cutworm: Scouting and Management in Field Corn
2017 Infosheet - Tracey Baute, Jocelyn Smith & Art Schaafsma

Western Bean Cutworm: Scouting and Management in Dry Beans
2017 Infosheet - Tracey Baute, Meghan Moran & Chris Gillard

Baute Bug Blog
Blog by Tracey Baute, OMAFRA Field Crops Entomologist, with up-to-date information about WBC in Ontario field crops