It was a busy weekend for pest activity.
Flea beetles in canola continue to be a problem in some areas of the province, particularly Owen Sound, New Liskeard and Meaford. This hot weather is ideal for them to get ahead of the crop. Scout frequently to determine if thresholds have been reached.... Continue reading
Attention WBC Trap Participants - Pick up your trap supplies next week
Supply pick up dates have been set for next week. Those who have contacted us and agreed to monitor WBC traps this year can pick up their supplies at the following locations.
Please bring a cooler with you or plan to go hom... Continue reading
Leanne Freitag (of Cargill) informed me this afternoon of some cereal leaf beetle activity in the Clinton area. Adults and eggs were easily found recently and larvae are expected to be feeding soon. Given that the wheat is already near or in the boot stage, it is very important to protect the fl... Continue reading
Thanks to Nick Zwambag for commenting on here that they are seeing cabbage seedpod weevil activity in winter canola near thamesville earlier this week. But with this weather, little can be done about it and fortunately the cool temps should slow them down a bit. Scout once this front goes thro... Continue reading