Rock and Roll Agronomy owner and agronomist Jason Hanson is finding an unbelievable amount of diamondback moths, flea beetles and aphids in the canola growing in north central North Dakota. “I don’t know what it is with the canola this year, but it’s loaded with insects. There’s a lot of spraying happening from Cando to Langdon, North Dakota. I found fields that had insects on leaves, not the pods yet, but they’ll get there. We’ll have to spray later seeded canola,” said Hanson. “Where the crop is green, it’s tough. If you drive into areas where the ground isn’t stressed, that canola is done and it’s done because of insects.”
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