Manitoba Issues Latest Crop Pest Update

Both crucifer and striped flea beetles are present in canola fields.

A few canola fields in the Central region and Northwest have had foliar applications of insecticides for flea beetles.

Aster leafhoppers have been detected in Western Manitoba and the
Central region, and samples collected to assess level of infectivity for aster yellows.

Emergence has begun for the potential pest species of grasshoppers, but no economic populations reported so far.

Cutworms have been controlled in a few fields in the Central region, in cereals, soybeans and canola.

So far cutworm issues this year have not been as bad as some recent years.

(Manitoba Government News Release)

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