Conditions favorable for wheat scab again this year

Fusarium head blight, also known as FHB or scab, devastated Louisiana’s wheat crop last year and while many hoped the worst was over, recent reports are predicting it could happen all over again this year.

Scab is mainly caused by the fungus, Fusarium graminearum, which can develop rapidly during wheat’s flowering stage when accompanied by […]

A Wheat Growers Perspective of DON

Deoxynivalenol (DON) outbreaks have a significant impact on farmers today and can be very challenging and complex to manage. To gain some insight on managing these outbreaks appropriately, Neogen recently talked with Laird Larson, a wheat farmer who provided his perspective from his 20 years of experience dealing with DON outbreaks.

Q: Can you describe […]