(The Growing the Point Podcast) – In this episode, we chat with Jennifer Otani (AAFC Beaverlodge) regarding wheat midge on the prairies and in the peace region.

We chat about the wheat midge life cycle, damage, and mechanisms tools for producers.

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We also delve into the complex relationship that wheat midge has with Macroglenes penetrans, a beneficial wasp that parasitizes wheat midge, and how farming practices in crops like canola impact its ability to reduce wheat midge populations. The links that Jennifer mentions:

http://insectpestmanagement.blogspot.com/2021/06/talking-about-wheat-midge-and-its.html?m=1

https://prairiepest.ca/