Maricelis Acevedo's research at North Dakota State University is focused on genetics to build resistance to leaf and stem rust in wheat.
MANA introduced Custodia premix fungicide for use on corn, soybeans and wheat.
Upper Midwest wheat breeders continue to be sharply focused on Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) or scab, a disease that has caused billions of dollars in damages to U.S. wheat and barley crops since the early 1990s.
Syngenta offers new online wheat resource (11/19/13)
Fungicide seed treatments for wheat (10/07/13)
Fusarium head scab is a concern for wheat (09/23/13)
Afternoon Comments 03/10
The wheat markets also declined in the wake of the WASDE data. Despite likely underlying support stemming from the uncertain Black Sea situation, wheat futures accompanied the other crop markets lower Sunday night. Futures actually turned mixed by late morning, but came under fresh pressure when the WASDE report was released and closed weakly. May CBOT wheat futures fell 13.25 cents to $6.4075/bushel at their Monday close, while May KCBT wheat futures dropped 10.0 cents to $7.1125, and May MWE futures lost 12.25 to $6.9275.