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Crop Production News 2022 - Issue #1

Crop Production Update:

  • Insect monitoring programs are back this year with Diamondback Moth traps already out in the field and Bertha Armyworm traps being put up in the coming week.
  • It's been a perfect storm for cleaver production this year, make sure to scout early to stay on top of weed issues.
  • Now’s the time to begin scouting for flea beetles, refresh your memory on economic thresholds today.
  • Crop Report is coming out weekly – use it to check precipitation reports in your area.

In this issue:

Irrigation Pivot

Clubroot Prevention Practices That Will Be the Ace Up Your Sleeve

Clubroot is risk to all producers growing canola, mustard and other brassica crops. Is your operation prepared to limit the risk of infection?

Early Season Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers were plentiful in some regions last year. Here is some information on factors that might influence them this year.

How to Spot Herbicide Resistant Weeds

Learn how to spot herbicide resistant weeds before they become a problem on your farm!

Just Add Water, The Irrigation Development Process

Are you thinking about adding irrigation to your agricultural operation? The development process can seem daunting and complex. The Ministry of Agriculture can help you navigate regulatory requirements and coordinate with the other agencies involved.

Plant Growth Regulators

Plant growth regulators may help preserve quality and yield that could be lost due to lodging.

Sample Submission Guidelines at The Crop Protection Laboratory

New growing season is upon us. Find out what is required with sample submission at the Crop Protection Laboratory.

Read the Crop Report

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