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Insect Migration ​Risk Forecast

Is your corn at risk? InsectForecast.com monitors weather patterns and provides daily insect migration data for crop-damaging insects such as Corn Earworm and Black Cutworm.

These risk forecasts utilize strategically placed moth traps across the major crop-growing areas of the country and combined with weather patterns, can provide flight patterns up to five days in advance. Information is updated daily May through September. Stay ahead of the game with InsectForecast.com.

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How to Read the Maps

Black Cutworm

September 30, 2019
No Risk

There is little to no risk for black cutworm damage in the next five days.

Corn Earworm

September 30, 2019

Low corn earworm migration risks remain in the forecast for the next two nights as a cold front moves southeast through the corn-growing region. Rather gusty south to southwest winds are likely ahead of the front along with precipitation right near and just ahead of the front, so Low short-distance corn earworm migration risks are predicted east of the front tonight from eastern Nebraska into Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, northern Illinois, northern Indiana, northern Ohio, and into lower Michigan as well as far southwest Ontario, Canada. Low risks focus further east tomorrow night into Wednesday morning from eastern Iowa and southeast Wisconsin east into the southern Great Lakes and eastern corn-growing region. Growers with crops still at a susceptible stage to corn earworm damage, especially processors and fresh market growers, should continue to check traps and scout fields until the crop is harvested or a freeze occurs this fall.

Corn Rootworm

September 30, 2019
No Risk

There is little to no risk for corn rootworm damage in the next five days.

Soybean Aphid

September 30, 2019
No Risk

There is little to no risk for soybean aphid damage in the next five days.

Western Bean Cutworm

September 30, 2019
No Risk

There is little to no risk of western bean cutworm damage or migration expected in the next five days.