On-Farm fungicide timing project

On-Farm fungicide timing project

Category: On Farm Research
Researchers: Holly Derksen
Keywords: Fungicide
Start Date: 2018
Status: Complete

Lead Researchers: Holly Derksen
Start Date: 2018
Project Length:
Project Status: COMPLETE

Objectives: The purpose of this project is to quantify the impact of fusarium head blight on quality of harvested grain. Trial will compare producer’s normal fungicide application at the recommended rate and timing of a fungicide application 3 to 5 days after the recommended timing.

Total Project Cost: $25,000
MWBGA Funding Approved: $25,000
Partner Funding: $
Funding Partners: Grower collaborators and On-Farm Test coaches

Benefits to MB Producers:

  • Access to latest research that can be applied to their farm.
  • Determine profitability of the practices.
  • Obtain fusarium damaged kernel (FDK) and deoxynivalenol (DON) results.
  • Compare and contrast results with other participants
  • Learn accepted on-farm-testing procedures.