Jan 12 2023


*ending times may vary
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Info Session

What pulse crops want to tell you about Aphanomyces and Fusarium

Speaker: Eric Schick, Nufarm

For pulse growers, there’s always a risk of getting the crop established due to seed- and soil- borne diseases lurking in the soil. It doesn’t matter if it’s too dry or too wet. This presentation will review best management strategies and tools to help manage Aphanomyces and Fusarium root rot in peas and lentils so that it doesn’t become a nightmare.

About the Speaker

Eric Schick grew up on a family run grain and cattle operation near Spring Valley, SK. He continues to be actively involved on the family farm when time allows. His formal education includes an agronomy diploma from the University of Saskatchewan. For many years, Eric has worked as an agronomist in the Moose Jaw area with ag retail, and now as a Territory Manager for Nufarm. He brings a variety of experience from the field diagnosing and providing solutions to farmers, and is excited to share his thoughts and expertise on seed- and soil- borne diseases in pulse crops and how to best manage good crop establishment for the best returns.