Whether you farm in Ontario or the west it is time to start thinking about spraying your winter wheat with fungicide to protect it from leaf diseases like septoria or powdery mildew.
When spraying fungicides there are many considerations that need to be taken into account. Nozzle selection, nozzle position, water volume, and sprayer boom height all play a role in the effectiveness of your application.
Helmut Spieser, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs provides great insight into everything you need to consider before you apply fungicide to ensure your equipment is properly set up and ready to go.
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