A Manitoba Insect and Disease Update for the week of August 11-15, 2014 has been posted at: http://www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/crops/seasonal-reports/insect-report-archive/insect-update-2014-08-15.html
- Grasshoppers continue to be a concern in some areas.
- Lygus bugs should be scouted in canola in the late-flowering and early-podding stages.
- Soybean aphid has been found in Manitoba, but only at very low levels.
Submitted by: John Gavloski, Entomologist & Vikram Bisht, Pathologist, MAFRD