I get asked this one a lot – How long will my fungicide last? When you apply a fungicide there is a number of things going on: Reducing spore population around the plant Reducing spore population on the plant Defending and protecting the plant on the outside from new pathogen Getting into the plant and… Read More Fungicide longevity
Fungicide programmes feel a little stretched this year and I thought you’d be interested to see why I’m recommending a Heritage WG, Medallion and Ryder tank mix to fill the gap. FR321 is a great tank mix with a good quantity of both systemic and contact fungicide with: The proven plant health benefits of Heritage… Read More Filling the gap – Introducing FR321
ICL are currently doing a great offer on Ryder to go in the tank with our fungicide applications that’s well worth taking a look at. On the back of this leaflet you’ll see some data from a trial we did at the Irish Sports Turf Institute in 2018. In this trial we did some work… Read More ICL Offer – Ryder to go in the tank with your fungicide
We have some good news for you all – we now have Red Thread on the label for Instrata Elite. Particularly for those of you in Lawn Care where Red Thread is a much larger issue. I’ve been with Syngenta just Over 2 years now and Instrata Elite has been with us a little longer.… Read More Instrata Elite + Red Thread = Good news. But what’s involved?
Great question on Twitter this week that was kindly directed my way by Craig at Colliers (thanks!). This is better answered on my blog as 280 characters just doesn’t cut it when you start talking about legislation!! The shelf life of Syngenta products can be measured in years. So why don’t we put a use-by-date… Read More Use by Dates – Fungicides
Whilst on my travels I have a habit of collecting plugs in bags! This is one I collected on the 20th December which had recently had a fungicide applied to it. My intention was to monitor it and assess what longevity of fungicide cover we got from the application. Well 60 days later it’s still… Read More Turf Fungicide – 60 days cover?
New technology continues to develop at an incredible pace and, for the most part, gets better with every iteration. They do the same job, only better, faster and more efficiently. Turf fungicides are no different, but it is important to understand why they are currently changing so quickly, and what the implications for that are.… Read More New Turf Fungicides Offer Little Margin for Error
Another fun first for me at BTME was hosting the first Fungicide Fundamentals all-day workshop on Sunday, as part of the great BIGGA education programme. Two real highlights for me were the brilliant presenters who were able to make some really complicated science so applicable to real-life decisions in disease control, and the way the greenkeepers on… Read More Fun with Fungicide Fundamentals
We’ve created a brilliant new wall planner poster to help you with planning a proactive fungicide programme for the coming winter, and it’s proving really popular. So much so that I’ve been bombarded with requests for the poster and technical guide, as well as reviewing people’s thoughts and ideas. Why’s it so current? Well, after… Read More Fungicide future written on the wall