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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
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
Every year thousands of dollars are invested in genetics, breeding and farm inputs to produce good quality seed for demanding market place. As soon your seed is harvested its time to think about getting it tested, the earlier you test the better! I can say this with complete confidence, as an analyst offering routine analysisRead more
Sarah Foster discusses: The Importance of Early Seed Testing – on the Andrukow Group Solutions Inc AG360 Blog. As soon as your seed is harvested, it’s time to think about getting it tested. Whereas you may need a rest after laboring all hours of the day and night, your seed doesn’t. The earlier you testRead more
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