One of the biggest concerns for wheat at this time of the year when it is heading and flowering is fusarium head blight. “Conditions have been ideal for that with high humidity. Rains off and on sets up the environment just right for that inoculant.” Barry Rongen manages BASF’s Roughrider district and advises soybean and dry bean growers to be alert to white mold issues. “Last year, a lot of farmers remember white mold moving into soybeans late in the year. Where we’re concerned about that again this year, the environment’s providing good good conditions for white mold to develop and spraying Endura fugicide on soybeans, about five and a half ounces, would do a great job of controlling white mold and soybeans.” The soybeans should be sprayed at R1 or R2, just as rows begin to close.
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