The U.S. Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative will be hosting a free session on Fusarium head blight (FHB) management for wheat and barley during the 2020 Scab Forum, which will be head “virtually” online this year. The FHB management session will be held on December 9, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM CST. Certified Crop Advisor continuing education units are being offered as part of this session.
Advanced registration for the meeting is mandatory, and can be done by going to the 2020 Scab Forum website. Registration closes on December 2nd.
This FHB management session features four speakers:
- Erdal Ozkan, Ohio State University — Title: Influence of application equipment on deposition of fungicides in the wheat canopy
- Pierce Paul, Ohio State University — Title: Fungicide and integrated management of head scab and vomitoxin in wheat with emphasis on Miravis Ace
- Andrew Friskop, North Dakota State University — Title: A seven year review of fungicide and integrated management trials in spring barley
- Gary Bergstrom, Cornell University — Title: Local malting barley for northeast craft beverage markets: what’s FHB got to do with it?
Be sure to take advantage of this free session and learn more about managing Fusarium head blight in wheat and barley.
By Carl A. Bradley, Plant Pathology Extension Specialist