Foliar fungicide applications can be an important component of an effective corn disease management strategy.
Recently, fungicide manufacturers have been promoting early fungicide application, generally around V5 to V7, as a supplement to VT application.
Because this would incur additional costs, growers have questioned whether the application can produce a profitable return by controlling diseases early and increasing yield. This Crop Insights by experts at Pioneer Hi-Bred International discusses the potential value of early season foliar fungicide applications to corn.
Source: Pioneer Hi-Bred