Thursday, 22 August 2019

Provincial Insect Pest Reports (August 22, 2019; Wk 20)

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

• Reminder - Manitoba's Crop Pest Updates for 2019 are posted here. Access Issue #13 posted August 13, 2019, noting continued grasshopper concern, the presence of new generation flea beetle adults in canola, and a repeated call for grasshopper surveyors.

Saskatchewan's Crop Production News has released Issue #7 (featuring information related to aphid thresholds).

•  Alberta Agriculture and Forestry's Agri-News includes an insect-related item in the August 19, 2019 edition with summer field scouting information related to flea beetles and bertha armyworm.