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]


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