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:
Clubroot is risk to all producers growing canola, mustard and other brassica crops. Is your operation prepared to limit the risk of infection?
Grasshoppers were plentiful in some regions last year. Here is some information on factors that might influence them this year.
Learn how to spot herbicide resistant weeds before they become a problem on your farm!
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 may help preserve quality and yield that could be lost due to lodging.
New growing season is upon us. Find out what is required with sample submission at the Crop Protection Laboratory.