Fighting Fusarium Head Blight

Fighting Fusarium Head Blight

Cereal growers in Alberta have a new weapon in the fight against fusarium head blight (FHB). It’s an online risk assessment tool that helps farmers and agronomists decide whether to apply fungicides based on the likelihood of the disease turning up in their area....
Planning for Fusarium in 2018

Planning for Fusarium in 2018

It will be easy for growers to let their guard down this year when it comes to managing for Fusarium head blight (FHB). The bone-dry summer in 2017 meant there was little issue with FHB or any other disease. However, going into the 2018 season, growers need to stay...
Eye in the sky

Eye in the sky

The benefits of using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones as crop scouting tools are obvious. They enable farmers to spot problems in the field they didn’t even know they had, often more quickly and easily than traditional scouting methods. That — coupled with...