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High Risk Of Fusarium Head Blight in Wheat this Season

FUSARIUM HEAD BLIGHT Fusarium Head Blight is a serious risk to wheat, and the risk is greatest after maize when the disease is transferred from the residue of the previous maize crop, to the wheat. So with many farmers having failed to get…
Early fungicide on wheat barley

Fusarium Head Scab (Head Blight) Fungicide Timing

What's the optimum timing for T3 fungicide spraying in wheat and barley? T3 spraying is effective in Fusarium head scab (head blight) control. Fusarium Head Scab is not only a yield robbing disease in wheat (and barley), but it also…
Potato Cyst Nematode

Controlling Potato Cyst Nematodes (PCN)

Nematodes are the silent enemy. Lets look at avoiding disasters by spotting Potato Cyst Nematodes (PCN) early in potatoes. Potato Cyst Nematodes – know what you’re dealing with before you plant Because of the devastating and persistent nature…
Fungicides classification examples types list

Home-saved Seed - How can a Financial Success become an Agronomic Nightmare?

As harvest gets into gear around Timau, I decided to ask local farm manager Daniel Moore to share his thoughts in this week’s THINK AGRONOMY on Farm Saved Seed and how to make it a success. Producing your own seed can save you money if done…
Fungicides classification examples types list

Curbing Horticulture Soil-Borne Diseases

By Ruth Vaughan In intensive horticulture, soil borne diseases cause yield and quality loss, and if left unchecked can result in complete project failure, as we have seen happen many times. All soils, unless completely dead, have a large and…
Fungicides classification examples types list

Fungicides: Groups, Types & Examples

Fungicides are mostly known by their brand names. But when you want to get scientific about farming, it’s important to understand a bit more about which ones to use in different crops, and why they suit particular situations. Triazole Fungicides These…