Prairie pests & predators — what are you able to count on? – Agriculture

Some Prairie pests coast in on wind, however a number of pest populations over winter within the space. It’s these pests that may run in cycles, ebbing and flowing with situations and predator populations. Realizing what strain was like — and the place — the 12 months beforehand may be very useful in anticipating pest issues.

For this episode of the Pests & Predators Podcast, delivered to you by Field Heroes, host Shaun Haney has assembled a dream workforce of entomologists from every Prairie Province: Drs. Shelley Barkley, Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation, James Tansey, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, and John Gavloski, Manitoba Agriculture.

Every entomologist recaps the largest pest problems with 2022, and digs in to what’s forward for 2023, together with grasshoppers, flea beetles, and extra. Plus, study a few of the high pest predators which are exhausting at work protecting these pests species in examine!

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