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Crop Production News 2021 - Issue #1

In this issue:

clubroot galls

Crop Protection Laboratory Update

The Crop Protection Lab (Crop Lab) is gearing up for another growing season and incoming submissions for plant disease diagnosis, insect and weed identification and Dutch Elm Disease testing.

Curculio Pressure is Strong but There Are No Economic Thresholds

Though there are no economic thresholds developed for these pests and these insects can have a negative impact on fruit marketability. So, when they are detected, control measures should be implemented. 

How to Successfully Introduce Specialty Crops to Your Operation

Successful introduction of specialty crops can diversify crop rotation, improve soils and fertility, increase efficiency, profitability and enhance overall environmental sustainability of your operation.

Prevention of Infestation and Minimizing the Spread of Clubroot in Canola Fields

In order to reach our goal of minimizing the severity and distribution of clubroot in Saskatchewan, we must all work together. It is essential to implement biosecurity protocols if you are conducting any operation on crop land.

Scouting for Flea Beetles and Assessing Damage

When scouting fields for flea beetle damage and making a decision to spray or not, a producer needs to consider a number of things.

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