Tag: Doug Fehr

Pulse School: Field Scouting Essentials

Plant health is affected by a multitude of factors, making identifying problems in a field a daunting task. Nobody is capable of identifying every nutrient deficiency, disease symptom, insect species or weed present. But, ¬†anyone involved in production should clearly understand the ins and outs of scouting, and what you’ll need in order to ask… Read more »

Pulse School: Managing Ascochyta Blight in Field Peas

Ascochyta blight is a disease caused by three species of fungi, which are very difficult, if not impossible, to differentiate in the field. Fortunately, diagnosis of a specific pathogen causing ascochyta symptoms is not usually necessary, as control measures are very often the same. Out scouting? Look for purple-brown lesions on the stem, tendrils and… Read more »