Wheat School: Be Careful When Spraying After Cool Nights

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Across the country we continue to see winter like conditions. Corn has suffered significant frost damage in Ontario and farmers in the western provinces continue to battle snow drifts. In-climate whether sometimes forces farmers to crowd suggested spraying windows and gamble on the effectiveness of the product or risk unwanted damage to the crop itself.

Whether you are in the west or Ontario you need to be careful when spraying after a cold night. In this episode, Luc Bourgeois, Research and Development, Eastern Canada, Bayer Crop Science, discusses the damage potentially caused when spraying herbicides after a cold night. In the video Luc shows some plots of wheat that were damaged by untimely spraying.

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Shaun Haney

Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. He creates content regularly and hosts RealAg Radio on Rural Radio 147 every weekday at 4:30 PM est. @shaunhaney

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