Jun 2017

Scouting for beneficial insects in cereals

Scouting your cereals? Look for these beneficial insects. They can help with control of yield-robbing insect pests and are an important part of integrated pest management.

Please CLICK HERE for the Scouting for Beneficials in Cereals factsheet.

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Saskatchewan Orange Wheat Blossom Midge Survey 2016 and 2017

The wheat midge survey consists of soil sampling (approximately 420 to 450 sites during September and October) followed by processing and analysis to be completed by the end of December. The data from the survey is used to create a forecast map of risk to wheat midge for the following growing season. Intended release date is for Crop Production Week in Saskatoon in early January.

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