Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Fusarium Head Blight No Longer Just a Manitoba Problem

Manitoba Co-Operator

Producers across the Prairies need to manage to minimize their risk of fusarium, a serious and costly disease of cereal crops. Story here.



RELATED: "Field of Nightmares." 

1 comment:

Larry Powell said...

The final line in this story concludes, "There's no knockout punch for fusarium." Interesting. And probably true, as long as Monsanto keeps our farmers addicted to Roundup. A few years ago, a story I wrote, called "Field of Nightmares," was published in the Journal, Alternatives. In part, it said, "Extensive research by Agriculture Canada, published in 2009, showed that glyphosate (Roundup) was also the most significant agronomic factor in incidences of Fusarium head blight (FHB) and Common root rot (CRR) in wheat and barley crops." - See more at: http://www.planetinperil.ca/.../field-of-nightmares.html...