Free ASA Webinar Series: Managing Scab in Wheat

Fusarium head blight (i.e., scab) is one of the most destructive diseases that can affect wheat and barley grown in the U.S. Join American Society of Agronomy for a free webinar in February.
Free ASA Webinar Series: Managing Scab in Wheat - News


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Both grain yield and grain quality losses can be observed when Fusarium head blight is severe. Quality losses include lower test weight and contamination of grain by mycotoxins [e.g., deoxynivalenol (DON or vomitoxin)] that are produced by the Fusarium head blight fungus (Fusarium graminearum).

Register for this 2-part webinar series to learn more about Fusarium head blight and the best practices available for managing the disease. Registration is free and participants may watch live or view a recording following the event.

This series is presented by the American Society of Agronomy and sponsored by the U.S. Wheat & Barley Scab Initiative.

Part 1

Monday, February 11 • 12:00 PM EST

Understanding the Basics of Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) of Small Grains and Management of FHB with Cultural Practices and Resistant Varieties

Part 2

Monday, February 18 • 12:00 PM EST

Management of Fusarium Head Blight with Fungicides

Once you register, you will receive a link to watch the live webinar.