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Research Project: Integrated Management of Fusarium Head Blight of Small Grain Crops in Kentucky

Location: National Programs

Project Number: 0500-00053-005-49-G
Project Type: Grant

Start Date: May 15, 2020
End Date: May 14, 2021

Objective:
The objectives of this research are: 1) test new fungicides available to wheat and barley growers and develop best management protocols, 2) evaluate current fungicides for efficacy on FHB in wheat and barley and 3) educate growers and on best management practices for producing high quality wheat and barley in Kentucky.

Approach:
The researcher will conduct fungicide trials in Kentucky in order to determine the best management strategies for wheat and barley growers in this region.Growers will be educated on the best methods at field days, workshops, meetings, newsletters and other media outlets.