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This edition of Agronomy News includes articles on web-based resistance management tools, corn disease update, cover crop sign up, land lease options for 2021, scouting for soybean cyst nematode, Crop Talk webinar, COVID-19 update from...More info
This edition of Agronomy News includes articles on COVID-19, PPE shortages, USDA CFAP aid, herbicide resistance management, insect scouting, dicamba registration update, 2020 wheat disease observations, 2020 corn and soybean recommendations, MDA pesticide container recycling...More info
This edition of Agronomy News includes articles on COVID-19, PPE shortages, MARBIDCO loans, EIDL relief for farms, 2020 crop budgets, new CRP program, micros in starter fertilizer, online pesticide training, Spanish paraquat training, insecticides for...More info
This edition of Agronomy News includes articles on COVID-19, PPE shortages, essential worker permits, Syngenta settlement payments, spring weed control in pasture and hay, UME forage survey, Maryland sensitive crop locator, proactive management if herbicide-resistant...More info
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 glyphosate labeling, Palmer and waterhemp management at harvest, Mid-Atlantic Crop School registration, 2019 Fusarium head blight screening, Wheat variety selections for head blight management, Stalk rot of...More info
This edition of Agronomy News includes articles on the Market Facilitation Program, sulfoxaflor insecticide label, 2019 small grain variey trials, Maryland pasture field day, farm employment inspections, job opening, grants, fungicide considerations on soybean, 4R...More info
This edition of Agronomy News includes articles on cover cropping for extreme weather, palmer amaranth, lawyer and insurance agents for farms, soybean research, farm employees and volunteers, sulfur deficiency in corn, cover crop sign-up, farm...More info
This edition of Agronomy News includes articles on the white grub and wireworm mangement, USDA Market Facilitation Program, farm safety, fungicide recommendations, head scab manageent, grain drill calibration, dicamba drift, pesticide container recycling, UMD job...More info

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