Crop Production Update:
- Grasshoppers have been reported in some areas of the province, remember to scout and know your economic thresholds.
- Flea beetles continue to be an issue, refresh your memory on spraying decisions for flea beetles.
- Hail has hit some areas of Saskatchewan, be sure to check for damaged plants.
In this issue:
Invasive Insects are threatening fruit production on the prairies, Spotted Wing Drosophila is an invasive on the wanted list for 2022
Are you looking at spotty emergence in your crops and thinking it was just poor germination? Wireworms may be the real issue.
Recent scouting in southeastern Saskatchewan is turning up suspected tan spot in field ditches and in some cereal fields. Should producers be worried?
Strychnine for Richardson’s ground squirrel is being phased out. There are cost-effective alternatives.