Thursday, 25 June 2020

Provincial Insect Pest Reports

Provincial entomologists provide insect pest updates throughout the growing season so link to their insect-related information: 

Manitoba's Crop Pest Updates for 2020 are available. Access the June 24, 2020 report. The
summary indicates t
here are, "some foliar insecticide applications for flea beetles in canola continued over the past week, although this seems to be coming to an end. Cutworm control continues, but is also decreasing. Grasshopper nymphs are present in high levels in some areas; control around field edges has begun and some full fields have been sprayed for grasshoppers."

•  Alberta Agriculture and Forestry's Agri-News occasionally includes insect-related information. Read about Dutch elm disease awareness week (June 22-28), overwintered canola and ground beetles.