Tag: Randy Kutcher

Wheat School: The Fusarium Head Blight Spray Decision

  By the time symptoms of fusarium head blight (FHB) show up in the crop, it is too late to halt disease development (though you may be able to manage fusarium kernels with the combine). This makes managing the disease a little more complicated, as spray applicators and producers have to assess the history of… Read more »

Agronomy Geeks West — Ep.13: All You Didn’t Want to Know about Resistance Breakdown

If seeding early is the Robertson screw driver of the disease management tool box, genetic resistance is the giant sledge hammer — effective, reliable, easy to use. But unlike actual tools that do the same job over and over again, genetic resistance — that is, resistance to a disease or pest that’s built in to… Read more »