Minnesota Wheat: New Disease-Resistant Variety Available

🕔Jun 18, 2019The University of Minnesota (UMN) has released a new hard red spring wheat variety called ‘MN-Washburn.’ MN-Washburn features excellent straw strength and good overall disease resistance. In particular, it contains […]

Ohio Wheat: Soybean Aphids and Barley Yellow Dwarf

🕔Oct 9, 2018With the recent warm temperatures, we have been receiving a few questions on the risk of aphids in wheat and the transmission of barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV). How should […]

Kentucky Wheat: Limit Pyrethroids to Avoid Aphid Resistance, Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Outbreaks

🕔Apr 4, 2018In western Kentucky, wheat aphid monitoring has not detected the presence of this bug so far. This doesn’t mean that aphids are not in fields. They are out there at […]

Texas Wheat: Triticum a Major Player in Crop Diseases

🕔Jan 31, 2018Knowing what diseases are turning wheat fields yellow is half the battle, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research plant pathologist in Amarillo. And sometimes, there’s more going on than […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Leaf Rust Still Active in Panhandle; Reports of Head Darkening

🕔May 29, 2017This past week I traveled and looked at wheat in north-central/northwestern OK at Alva and Cherokee, as well as wheat in the panhandle.  I also looked at wheat here around […]

Nebraska Wheat: Stripe Rust and Aphids Confirmed

🕔Apr 20, 2016In surveys of wheat fields on April 8 and April 12-14, stripe rust and leaf rust were found at trace to low levels in south central and southeast Nebraska. Samples […]

Virginia Wheat: Fungicide Timing is Key to Disease Control

🕔Apr 24, 2015As the wheat crop approaches flag leaf emergence and heading growth stages, it is time to start thinking about disease management. When conditions are conducive to disease development (e.g. high […]

California Oat Hay: Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Hits Hard, Some Varieties More Tolerant

🕔Apr 23, 2015As if the drought were not enough to reduce forage yields this year, some Sacramento Valley oat hay growers have been hit with a bad case of Barley Yellow Dwarf […]

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