Summer Scouting Timing: Cutworms
Monday, May 27, 2019
With a new growing season upon us, growers must keep a watchful eye for pests in their fields. One early-season pest is cutworms.
Cutworms have a ferocious appetite for young developing plants. They can be a problem in many western Canadian crops but canola is most susceptible to damage. The advent of new insecticide treatments provides a preventive measure but growers should still scout for this pest.