Is fungicide resistance on the horizon?

Fungicide application has become routine. It’s every crop, every year in order to extract every last bushel. But with only three main modes of action, responsible rotations are somewhat limited. On paper at least, routine fungicide spray pencils out pretty well in all the main crops. The expected yield bump and quality benefit outweigh the […] Read more

Fungicide pays only when under high disease pressure: research

An Agriculture Canada scientist is urging cereal producers to think twice before making early applications of fungicides to control potential disease threats. “We have concluded, and this agrees with work some other colleagues have done as well, that early fungicide applications are really a waste of money,” said Myriam Fernandez, a researcher at the federal […] Read more