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Prairie insects: The good, the bad and the ugly

November 8, 2016
By Top Crop Manager

Entomologists at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) study many aspects of the insects that make their home in crops and nearby land. One of those aspects is how the "good" insects contribute to the producers' bottom line in terms of the pest control services they provide. Economists estimate that for every $1 invested in Integrated Pest Management research, the industry gets back about $15 in benefits. This new video provides a brief look at some of the work AAFC entomologists do in Saskatchewan.


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