Wheat School: Identifying Fusarium Head Blight in the Field

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Fusarium head blight continues to be a major concern for North American farmers. Yield loss can be high and the amount of vomotoxin infection in the grain can cause significant grade loss. Although there are wheat varieties available to minimize the impact of fusarium, the reality is there is no technology available to control it completely. Many farmers spray with fungicides while others try to manage trash through crop rotations.

See the Difference Between Fusarium and Vomotoxin

In this episode of the C&M Seeds Wheat School, Patrick Lynch shows us how to identify fusarium head blight in the field and talks about the use of fungicides to try and provide protection.

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Shaun Haney

Shaun grew up on a family seed farm in Southern Alberta. Haney Farms produces, conditions and retails wheat, barley, canola and corn seed. Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. @shaunhaney

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