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OUTGROWING FLEA BEETLE INJURY

Bob’s neighbour informed him that he’d just finished arranging for a sprayer operator to spray one of his fields for a flea beetle infestation. Within the hour, Bob was scouting his own canola field, which was located next to the flea beetle-infested field. He found signs of flea beetle damage that hadn’t been there the […] Read more

OUTGROWING FLEA BEETLE INJURY

Bob’s neighbour informed him that he’d just finished arranging for a sprayer operator to spray one of his fields for a flea beetle infestation. Within the hour, Bob was scouting his own canola field, which was located next to the flea beetle-infested field. He found signs of flea beetle damage that hadn’t been there the […] Read more


FAIR WEATHER? YOUR CROP IS FAIR GAME

After the cold, wet spring of 2011, Saskatchewan farmers were once again engaged in a flurry of production activity in the fair June weather — but they weren’t the only ones taking advantage of the warmer temperatures. Insects were also on the move, as one Kelvington-area producer was about to discover. Bob, who farms 3,000 […] Read more