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Check Patchy Crop Growth For Wireworms

Wireworms Wanted! One simple thing you can do to improve wireworm control over the long term is to send a sample of any wireworms you find to Dr. Bob Vernon. Put a few of the wireworms in a small plastic container, like an empty pill vial, and add some soil. Send the sealed container along […] Read more

Use Trap Crops For Pea Weevil

The pea leaf weevil is not a widespread pest and it’s not a chronic problem such as the flea beetle in canola, for example. However in some fields in southern Alberta and in southwestern Saskatchewan it is a concern for growers,” says Dr. Hector Carcamo, an insect pest management researcher with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada […] Read more