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Expert advice for ergot control

There’s no silver bullet for combating ergot, but mowing grasses 
near fields and good agronomics can make a big difference

Ergot is a rising threat on the Prairies, and plant researchers are trying to figure out the best way to combat the disease. “Everyone is concerned with fusarium head blight, but ergot is right up there in terms of danger,” said Jamie Larsen, a research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Lethbridge. Rye and […] Read more