Don’t miss SEED HEALTH DAY at the Vermilion Regional Centre, Hall A on December 13th. REGISTER HERE by contacting Kelsey at 780-914-7416 OR email@example.comRead more
As the 2018 growing season comes to a close, it’s a good time to evaluate what impact the environment has had on the seed during both the growing and harvest season. It’s important to consider that your seed analyst and disease diagnostician are very much on the front lines again this year – and asRead more
Fusarium head blight (FHB) is well established in Ontario, Manitoba and Eastern Saskatchewan grain crops. Also called scab, this disease has now moved into western Saskatchewan and parts of Alberta as well. Alberta has a Fusarium graminearium management plan which defines a prevention and control strategy. FHB is caused by Fusarium graminearum, a fungus that produces a mycotoxin calledRead more
Recently on Twitter there was discussion regarding declining Fusarium levels on seed that has been stored in the bin from a previous season. One Tweep went as far as saying that it would test negative after storage. Is that the case??? “The short answer from what I know is it’s possible”, says Trevor Blois, DiseaseRead more
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