Wanted: Swede Midge Trap Cooperators

April 2, 2015

Alberta Agriculture is looking for folks to manage Swede midge traps in Beaver, Minburn, Wetaskiwin, Lamont, Two Hills and Smoky Lake Counties.

What is involved:

  • Trap set up at canola field
  • We provide the trapping kit
  • Weekly trap visits to change the cards (10-12 weeks depending on canola)
  • Sending the sticky cards to Ag Canada in Saskatoon for identification.A
  • Ag Canada pays the shipping costs
  • You will get the results returned to you from your traps once they are analyzed.

Alberta Agriculture is looking for 15-17 new sites.

If you are interested, please contact [email protected]


Upcoming Events

Clean Farms: Unwanted Pesticide & Animal Medications Collection

Safely dispose of unwanted or obsolete agricultural pesticides and livestock/equine medications – no charge! Take them to the on of 20 locations on the dates noted between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Oct 7 - Oct 11

2019 Agriculture Update for Professionals Seminar

Alberta Canola is proud to support these training opportunities for accountants and lawyers working with farm clients.
Oct 28 - Nov 6

2019 Powering Your Profits Tour

A day of canola agronomy, marketing management and more!
Nov 19 - Nov 28
12 locations across Alberta,

Join our mailing list to receive important news and event updates!

Subscribe to our newsletters