Ontario Crop Progress Report
Wed Jul 10, 2013 03:53 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- OMAF Field Crop Team members wrote in a weekend blog that weather conditions have been ideal for Fusarium Head Blight Development in some areas of Ontario and surrounding U.S. states.

"There is no rescue treatment available to combat the fusarium that exists now in wheat fields. Careful harvesting, drying and storage strategies are the best way to maximize grain quality," wrote the OMAF team. It went on to give recommendations of harvesting as early as possible, slowing the forward speed, using high wind blast, opening cleaning sieve settings, and immediately drying infecting grain with more than 16% ...

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