Pennsylvania Small Grains: Beware Hessian Fly and Aphids in Fall-Planted Crops Oct 13, 2021

🕔Oct 13, 2021
With silage harvest progressing, many farmers in Pennsylvania are turning, or have turned, their attention to establishing small grains. With fall-established small grains, it is wise to be aware of […]

Texas Blacklands Wheat: Crops Look Good, Keep Watch for Pests Feb 5, 2021

🕔Feb 5, 2021
GENERAL Wheat across the regions looks good, and pest issues are currently minimal. Many producers in the region have utilized the recent drier weather to top dress and spray weeds. […]

Texas Blacklands Wheat: All Quiet, but Keep Watch for Disease, Insects Jan 30, 2020

🕔Jan 30, 2020
General Wheat in the area is growing and setting tillers good, and there is no major issue being observed in any of the scouting program fields. There are a few […]

Tennessee: Wheat, Aphids, and BYD – It’s That Time of Year Jan 24, 2020

🕔Jan 24, 2020
One of the most consistent yield responses I’ve seen in my time at UT is when a foliar insecticide application is made to wheat at this time of year. An […]

Illinois Small Grains: 6 Tips for Planting in an Odd Field Season Sep 16, 2019

🕔Sep 16, 2019
Soon many producers will be starting to plant small grains.  Below is my “Top six” list of important things to consider when planting wheat and other small grains in the […]

Kentucky Wheat: How Does Rainfall, Drought Affect Aphid Populations? Aug 30, 2019

🕔Aug 30, 2019
The bird cherry oat aphid (Rhopalosiphum padi) and the English aphid (Sitobion avenae) are the most abundant aphid species in small grains in Kentucky. They are key pest species because […]

Minnesota Wheat: New Disease-Resistant Variety Available Jun 18, 2019

🕔Jun 18, 2019
The 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, 2018

🕔Oct 9, 2018
With 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, 2018

🕔Apr 4, 2018
In 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, 2018

🕔Jan 31, 2018
Knowing 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 […]

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