Thursday, 14 July 2016

Weekly Update (July 13, 2016; Wk 11) - Provincial Insect Pest Reports

Provincial entomologists provide insect pest updates throughout the growing season so we have attempted to link to their most recent information: 

- Manitoba's Insect and Disease Update which includes alfalfa weevil, pea aphid and wheat midge descriptions (July 8, 2016, prepared by John Gavloski and Pratisara Bajracharya).

- Saskatchewan's Insect Report which mentions redbacked cutworms but emphasizes scouting for cabbage seedpod weevil, wheat midge and grasshoppers (Issue 4, prepared by Scott Hartley).
- Watch for Alberta Agriculture and Forestry's Call of the Land for updates from Scott Meers  who recently provided an update (posted on July 7, 2016including wheat midge, cereal leaf beetle and similar damage associated with slugs, and pea aphids.