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Texas Wheat: Breeding for Resistance – Hessian Fly and Greenbug Infestations

Texas Wheat: Breeding for Resistance – Hessian Fly and Greenbug Infestations

πŸ‘€By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 2, 2017

Greenbug and Hessian fly infestations can significantly reduce wheat yield and quality in Texas and worldwide. Breeding for resistance to these two pests using marker-assisted selection just got a new tool from a Texas A&M AgriLife Research study. Because genetics

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Ohio Wheat: 5 Considerations for Planting in 15-Inch Rows

Ohio Wheat: 5 Considerations for Planting in 15-Inch Rows

πŸ‘€By Laura Lindsey and Pierce Paul, Ohio State University Extension Specialists; and Ed Lentz and Eric Richer, CCAs 🕔Sep 12, 2017

Growers are interested in wide-row wheat production due to changes in equipment inventory (lack of grain drill and availability of air seeder) and to allow intercropping of soybean into wheat. Wheat row spacing work was conducted during the 2012-2013 and

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Iowa Wheat: 5 Steps for Hessian Fly Management

Iowa Wheat: 5 Steps for Hessian Fly Management

πŸ‘€By Erin Hodgson, Iowa State University Extension Entomologist 🕔Aug 25, 2017

With some farmers gaining interest in using cover crops, there are questions about possible pests that may develop when introducing new plants on the farm. Consider these insect-related issues when planting crops in the fall. Hessian fly is a potentially

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Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall

Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall

πŸ‘€By Bob Hunger and Tom Royer, Oklahoma State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Planting date Much of the winter wheat in Oklahoma is sown with the intent of being used as a dual-purpose crop. In such a system, wheat is grazed by cattle from late fall through late winter/early spring and then harvested

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Kansas: Wheat Streak Mosaic Caused $76 Mln in Damage in 2017; Start Control for 2018 Now

Kansas: Wheat Streak Mosaic Caused $76 Mln in Damage in 2017; Start Control for 2018 Now

πŸ‘€By Pat Melgares, Kansas State University 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Kansas State University officials are joining in on a group effort to help Kansas farmers stop the spread of a destructive wheat disease that took a strong foothold in the state’s fields this year. In early August, the Kansas Wheat

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Kansas: Don’t Forget to Control Your Volunteer Wheat!

Kansas: Don’t Forget to Control Your Volunteer Wheat!

πŸ‘€By Sandra Wick, Kansas State University Crop Production Agent 🕔Aug 9, 2017

Producers are gearing up to plant their 2018 wheat crop around north central Kansas! Producers really don’t like the mention of volunteer wheat, but you can always count on it rearing its ugly head. Volunteer wheat is a fact of

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Nebraska Wheat: Protecting 2018 Yields – It’s Critical to Control Volunteer Wheat

Nebraska Wheat: Protecting 2018 Yields – It’s Critical to Control Volunteer Wheat

πŸ‘€From University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 🕔Jul 19, 2017

In the Nebraska Panhandle, major losses were caused by wheat streak mosaic virus this year. One wheat grower said his winter wheat yields averaged 8-22 bushels/acre. His test weight averaged 54 lb/bushel. A number of growers had their fields released

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Louisiana Wheat: Acreage Affected by Diseases, Weather

Louisiana Wheat: Acreage Affected by Diseases, Weather

πŸ‘€By Karol Osborne, LSU AgCenter 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Poor prices, weather and diseases have caused Louisiana wheat production to drop to 16,000 acres, LSU AgCenter experts said at a field day held April 19 at the Macon Ridge Research Station. Statewide wheat acreage was about 150,000 just three

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North Carolina Wheat: Managing Springtime Hessian Fly Infestations

North Carolina Wheat: Managing Springtime Hessian Fly Infestations

πŸ‘€By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University 🕔Apr 11, 2017

Over the past weeks, more agents, consultants, and growers are noticing Hessian flies in fields that were not an apparent problem in the fall.Β  The last time we had a major spring infestation was during 2012.Β  A similarity between that

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Louisiana Wheat: Vernilization Issues, Early Diseases, and Hessian Fly

Louisiana Wheat: Vernilization Issues, Early Diseases, and Hessian Fly

πŸ‘€By Steve Harrison, Louisiana State University 🕔Apr 6, 2017

I spent the day taking notes in wheat preliminary yield trials and observation plots. We have had a very mild winter and there are many entries that failed to vernalize properly, including some LSU breeding lines that were born and

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