Provincial entomologists provide insect pest updates throughout the growing season so link to their information:
MANITOBA’S Crop Pest Updates for 2022 are up and running! Access a PDF copy of the July 27, 2022 issue here. Bookmark their Crop Pest Update Index to readily access these reports and also bookmark their insect pest homepage to access fact sheets and more!
• Pea aphids, aphids in small grains, grasshoppers and armyworm larvae in MB were emphasized in the July 27 issue.
• Bertha armyworm pheromone trap monitoring is underway in MB – Review this summary (as of July 26, 2022) of cumulative weekly counts.
• Armyworm pheromone trap monitoring is underway in MB – Review this summary (as of July 12, 2022) of counts compiled from Manitoba, Eastern Canada and several northeast states of the United States.
SASKATCHEWAN’S Crop Production News for 2022 is up and running! Access the online Issue #5 (URL retrieved July 28, 2022) and find updates linking to information for Beneficial insects, and Managing grasshoppers. Bookmark their insect pest homepage to access important information! Crops Blog Posts are updated through the growing season and note this link for July’s Crop Diagnostic School.
ALBERTA’S Insect Pest Monitoring Network webpage links to insect survey maps, live feed maps, insect trap set-up videos, and more. There is also a Major Crops Insect webpage. The new webpage does not replace the Insect Pest Monitoring Network page. Remember, AAF’s Agri-News occasionally includes insect-related information. Twitter users can connect to #ABBugChat Wednesdays at 10:00 am.
• Wheat midge pheromone monitoring update for AB – Cumulative counts arising from weekly data are available on this Live Map.
• Cabbage seedpod weevil monitoring update for AB – Cumulative counts arising from weekly data are available on this Live Map.
• Bertha armyworm pheromone trap monitoring update for AB – Cumulative counts arising from weekly data are available on this Live Map.