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This edition of Agronomy News includes articles on Extension winter production meetings, farmland rental and values, tank-mixing pyrethroids with hebicides and fungicides, wheat seeding rates, soybean pod and bean diseases, prussic acid poisioning, right-to-farm hemp,...More info

Wheat Variety Selections--An Important Factor for Managing Head Blight

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Compared to the 2018 wheat crop, 2019 was a much better year for Fusarium head blight (FHB, also known as head scab). Growing quality wheat in Maryland starts with proper variety selection. As you look ahead to the 2020 wheat crop, select wheat varieties that have good FHB ratings. There are no...
This edition of Agronomy News includes articles on cover crop termination date in soybean, Syngenta class action lawsuit, summer grazing management, water quality BMP meeting, new tax credit pilot program, spray drift, 4R Field Day,...More info

Summer brings the possibility of Phytophthora rot

Andrew Kness Extension Educator, Agriculture University of Maryland Extension, Harford County As summer rolls along, one disease issue that can affect a wide range of vegetable crops is Phytophthora rot. Staying ahead of this yield-robbing disease can help save you money. Phytophthora rot is caused...
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