Weekly Update 2022
Released August 26, 2022 ( Week 16 )
The final WEEKLY UPDATE of the 2022 growing season is here! Thank you to the many people who performed and supported insect pest monitoring in field crops this year! The Prairie Pest Monitoring Network brings together a unique array of...
Weather synopsis ( Week 16 )
TEMPERATURE: Though average temperatures for the 2022 growing season continue to be similar to long-term average values, August temperatures have been much warmer than normal. This past week (August 15-21, 2022) the average daily temperature for...
Predicted grasshopper development ( Week 16 )
The grasshopper (Acrididae: Melanoplus sanguinipes) model predicts development using biological parameters known for the pest species and environmental data observed across the Canadian prairies on a daily basis. Model outputs provided below as...
Predicted diamondback moth development ( Week 16 )
Diamondback moths (DBM; Plutella xylostella) are a migratory invasive species. Each spring adult populations migrate northward to the Canadian prairies on wind currents from infested regions in the southern or western U.S.A. Upon arrival to the...
Lygus bug monitoring ( Week 16 )
On the Canadian prairies, lygus bugs (Heteroptera: Miridae) are normally a complex of several native species usually including Lygus lineolaris, L. keltoni, L. borealis, L. elisus although several more species are distributed throughout Canada. ...
Insect Risk Maps
- June 30, 2022 (Week 8)
- June 24, 2022 (Week 7)
- June 16, 2022 (Week 6)
- June 9, 2022 (Week 5)
- June 2, 2022 (Week 4)
- May 26, 2022 (Week 3)
- May 19, 2022 (Week 2)
- June 24, 2021 (Week 8)
- June 17, 2021 (Week 7)
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World Bee Day webinar – May 20, 2021
World Bee Day is May 20, and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)’s Fredericton Research and Development Centre is hosting an opportunity to get the buzz on bees! To celebrate the bees, we’re inviting the public to a live talk and Q&A with AAFC Research Scientist Dr. Jessica Vickruck and Farm Operations Supervisor Rachelle Smith. Whether […]
CanolaPALOOZA (Saskatoon, SK) – June 26-July8, 2020 – Online event
Due to COVID-19 concerns, CanolaPALOOZA at the AAFC Saskatoon Research and Development Centre research farm has been replace with a series of online Top Notch Farming Training events (June 26, July 6, July 8). www.saskcanola.com/news/upcoming.php
Crop Diagnostic School (Manitoba) – July 7-10, 2020 – Online event
Crop Diagnostic School will be held online in 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns. Event info/registration details are posted at: https://www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/crops/crop-diagnostic-services/manitoba-crop-diagnostic-school.html Entomologists tentatively participating: John Gavloski and Jordan Bannerman.