Protect Your Crops

Crop Scouting Guides

Know Your Pests

Pest Scouting Guides

What’s in Your Sweep Net?

Scouting Tips

Sweep Net Video Series

Discover why to sweep a field, how to sweep effectively and what to do with the contents of your net in this three-part video series.

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Pests and Predators Podcast Series

Western Canada’s top entomologists bring you their latest research on beneficial insects and what it means for your fields.

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How you can help beneficials

  • Scout for pests and predators
  • Only spray when economic thresholds are exceeded
  • Use selective insecticides, where possible
  • Consult the label for best time to spray
  • Rotate crops
  • Maintain habitat for beneficial insects

How beneficials can help you

When you allow beneficials to help control the pest population, you reduce insecticide use and benefit from:

  • Fewer input costs
  • Less diesel use and a reduced carbon footprint
  • Not having to hire a custom applicator
  • Less time on your sprayer and less wear and tear on your equipment
  • A strong pollinator population
  • A healthy ecosystem on your farm

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