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My barley has been in the boot Sense last Friday and is starting to flower in the boot. Should we even think of spraying fungicide sense the head is not fully out and it’s already flowering. I think we miss the window. What do you think. Thanks

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that is the perfect timing. Just as heads are emerging. I usually hit mine twice with a reduced rate, just to get some of the tillers.

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that is the perfect timing. Just as heads are emerging. I usually hit mine twice with a reduced rate, just to get some of the tillers.
Good idea on the second pass. I think I will do that
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Go spray it. Even if you don’t get the full fusarium benefit the leaf disease control will pay for its self in plumper heavier grain. If you’ve had rain recently you can bet your going to see diseases spread like crazy in the damp humid conditions. Splitting the application and going twice will give you extended control on leaf disease but id question if half rate is going to give you enough active ingredient to do fuz.
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Go spray it. Even if you don’t get the full fusarium benefit the leaf disease control will pay for its self in plumper heavier grain. If you’ve had rain recently you can bet your going to see diseases spread like crazy in the damp humid conditions. Splitting the application and going twice will give you extended control on leaf disease but id question if half rate is going to give you enough active ingredient to do fuz.
Yeah your right. Where I have the barley we had anywhere from 2.5-4.5” of rain. I’m very surprise that no water is running off the fields. Man alive we where dry! If we get another 1” or two the water will start to run off. It just seams every time we have to spray fungicides it’s on a weekend. I would like to go camping
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Yeah your right. Where I have the barley we had anywhere from 2.5-4.5Ē of rain. Iím very surprise that no water is running off the fields. Man alive we where dry! If we get another 1Ē or two the water will start to run off. It just seams every time we have to spray fungicides itís on a weekend. I would like to go camping
Forget about camping until middle of the week. Less people there lol. I had about 4 inches on Monday afternoon and Tuesday. I dug down six inches and the soil is still hard and dry. I think a lot of the water went down the cracks. Give it another week and I could use a couple more inche. Tell the wife itís no camping because your going spraying to earn enough money to take her away somewhere warm this winter. Lol.
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