The 2016 insect forecastÂ mapsÂ are now available Â on Alberta Agricultureâ€™s website. Scott Meers, insect management specialist with Alberta Agriculture, gave an update at Agronomy Update in Red Deer. For wheat midge, Meers says 2016 shows an overall lower level of the insect across the province; but he says timing is everything.
To listen to the interview: go here:Â http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$Department/newslett.nsf/all/cotl24701/$FILE/16_26_Scott_Meers.mp3
To view the maps, visit:Â http://www.agric.gov.ab.ca/app21/loadmedia