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How to determine when to spray for flea beetles

How to determine when to spray for flea beetles

Q & A with an expert

Q: What factors should I consider when spraying for flea beetles? A: Over the last couple of years, southern Saskatchewan has experienced high flea beetle pressure. The warm, dry springs we have had are favourable for flea beetle emergence and activity. However, those same weather conditions slow crop growth, leaving canola plants at a vulnerable […] Read more

Using a product on a crop that is not registered could cause major trade consequences and the producer could be held responsible.

What you need to know about maximum residue limits

Q & A with an expert

Q: Maximum residue limits: what are they and why are they important?  A: In the agricultural industry, we hear the term maximum residue limit (MRL) referred to on numerous occasions. The term refers to the maximum amount of pesticide residue expected to remain in food products when a crop protection product is used according to […] Read more