Farmers are trying to protect yield potential with fungicides. Pioneer Seed field agronomist Clyde Tiffany says conditions are right for a fungicide treatment in the row crops. “I have some guys with extremely high yield potential who say I’ve got a full canopy, I’ve got a great looking crop and I have a lot of moisture in there, I’m going to try fungicides on corn. Beans are almost a no-brainer, particularly if they’ve had any white mold issues. Even if they didn’t get the first application of fungicide in for white mold control, if they have a lot of free moisture in there, there is potential for those flowers to get infected. Now is the time to be treating with a fungicide.”
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