Minnesota Hard Spring Wheat


University of Minnesota Hard Red Spring Breeder: Dr. James Anderson
University of Minnesota Small Grains Pathologist: Dr. Ruth Dill-Macky
University of Minnesota Small Grains Extension Agronomist: Dr. Jochum Wiersma

2018 MR Hard Spring Wheat Varieties

Entry Name Source FHB Rating
Dyna-Gro Ambush Dyna-Gro Seed 4
Faller NDSU 4
ND-VitPro NDSU 3
Boost SDSU 4
Forefront SDSU 3
Prevail SDSU 4
Surpass SDSU 4
SY Ingmar Syngenta-AgriPro 4
SY Rowyn Syngenta-AgriPro 4
SY Valda Syngenta-AgriPro 4
Bolles UMN 4
Lang-MN UMN 3
Rollag UMN 3
Shelly UMN 4
Croplan HRS 3419 Winfield United 4
Croplan HRS 3530 Winfield United 4

Most Effective Fungicides

Brand Rate Timing
Prosaro (Bayer) 6.5 to 8.2 fl oz per acre Anthesis (Feekes 10.51)
Caramba (BASF) 13.5 to 17 fl oz per acre Anthesis (Feekes 10.51)
Proline (Bayer) 5 to 5.7 fl oz per acre Anthesis (Feekes 10.51)
Tebuconazole (Generics) 4.0 fl oz per acre Anthesis (Feekes 10.51)

FHB Resistance - MR=Moderate Resistant, MS=Moderate Susceptible, S=Susceptible, Rating - 1-9 where 1 is the best and 9 is the worst

* Please Note: The USWBSI recommends the planting of Moderate Resistant (MR) varieties, public or private, as an effective way to help manage FHB. Varieties with a rating of MR or better for FHB were determined through official state variety trials and/or recommendations from each state’s public small grain specialists.