Manitoba Insect and Disease Update – hoppers and root rot

Manitoba Agriculture has posted its weekly Insect and Disease Update.

Highlights:

• Grasshoppers continue to be the biggest insect concern in many area. Some general questions on grasshoppers are discussed.

•Reports have been coming in of soybeans with a range of symptoms that may be attributable to root rots.

• Counts of moths of bertha armyworm have peaked and are now declining to lower levels. Traps for the moths can be removed after counts for this week.

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