Canola School – How Do I Know I Have Cutworms?

A proper diagnosis is the only way to get a successful treatment. So it is in everything from health issues to car troubles to trouble in the field. When we talk about in-field pest issues, it’s extremely important to get that diagnosis right, and quickly.


Cutworms are one of those pests issues that are often misdiagnosed by producers. Unfortunately, it’s a diagnosis that has to be done right the first time or you miss the only effective control window.

In this episode of the Canola School, Troy Prosofsky of the Canola Council of Canada helps viewers properly identify cutworms and cutworm damage to get at them during that short window.

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Shaun Haney

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