The Field Heroes campaign continues to raise awareness of the role of beneficial insects in western Canadian crops. Check the recently updated Field Heroes website for scouting guides, downloadable posters, and videos. Learn about these important organisms at work in your fields!
Two NEW Field Heroes resources for 2021 include:
- The NEW Pests and Predators Field Guide is filled with helpful images for quick insect identification and plenty of tips to manage the pests AND natural enemies in your fields. Claim your free copy at http://fieldheroes.ca/fieldguide/ or download for free to arm your in-field scouting efforts!
- Real Agriculture went live in 2021 with Season 2 of the Pest and Predators podcast series!
• NEW – Episode 10 – Good bugs relocate for work (June 1, 2021)
• Episode 9 – Secret agents in the stubble (May 18, 2021)
• Episode 8 – Good vs pea leaf weEVIL (May 4, 2021)
• Episode 7 – Powerful parasitoids: Better than fiction (April 20, 2021)
• Recap of SEASON 1: Episode 1 – Do you know your field heroes? Episode 2 – An inside look at the Prairie Pest Monitoring Network. Episode 3 – How much can one wasp save you? Episode 4 – Eat and be eaten — grasshoppers as pests and food Episode 5 – Killer wasp has only one target — wheat stem sawfly Episode 6 – Plentiful parasitoids