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Four things to know about fungicides

Gil Gullickson 05/07/2012 @ 2:53pm Crops Technology Editor for Successful Farming magazine/Agriculture.com

Thinking about applying fungicides to your corn and soybeans this summer? Here are four things to know about fungicides for 2012.

1.    You have a new fungicide to use in 2012. Last week, federal regulators approved the Xemium stable of fungicides from BASF. One of those fungicides, Priaxor, is labeled for soybeans. BASF officials say Priaxor effectively controls soybean diseases that include anthracnose, Cercospora blight, Septoria brown spot, and soybean rust.

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