On Farm Research

On-Farm fungicide timing project

  • Start date: 2018
  • Project Status: COMPLETE

Background

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.

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.

Manitoba Crop Alliance Funding:

$25,000

Funding Partners:

Grower collaborators and On-Farm Test coaches