Rain before harvest: disease issues
By Top Crop Manager
Aug. 28, 2014 - Late in the summer while farmers are busy preparing for harvest, plant pathologists are often in the field surveying for diseases. This time of year is best for observing damage that has already been done by diseases that began early in the season.
Saskatchewan Agriculture's plant disease specialist Faye Dokken-Bouchard answers the question: Can more damage occur when wet conditions are experienced late in the season?