Minnesota: Small Grains Disease Update Jun 18, 2020

🕔Jun 18, 2020
The first instances of stripe rust, crown rust, and barley yellow dwarf were confirmed in winter wheat and oats, respectively, this past week in southern Minnesota. Meanwhile, tan spot is […]

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 […]

Ohio Wheat: 3 Planting Considerations for 2019 Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019
With the autumn rapidly approaching, wheat planting is likely to begin soon. Planting after the Hessian fly free date remains the best chance to avoid issues with insects and diseases, […]

Nebraska Wheat: Disease Pressure on the Rise Jun 12, 2019

🕔Jun 12, 2019
Surveys of wheat fields in southeast Nebraska during the week of June 3 revealed a significant increase in diseases from the previous week. In plots at the University’s Havelock Research […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Bird Cherry-Oat Aphids and Armyworms – Decisions…? Apr 30, 2019

🕔Apr 30, 2019
It’s that time of year! Several wheat pest problems are showing up as the crop progresses. Dr. Bob Hunger has already discussed the current wheat disease situation throughout Oklahoma. I […]

Tennessee Wheat: Time to Treat for Aphids Feb 7, 2019

🕔Feb 7, 2019
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 (late […]

Oklahoma Wheat: 6 Disease, Insect Considerations Before Fall Planting Jul 23, 2018

🕔Jul 23, 2018
1. 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 […]

Oklahoma and Texas Wheat Disease Update Apr 6, 2018

🕔Apr 6, 2018
Powdery mildew (Figure 1) is showing up on lower leaves in fields and trials around Stillwater, and I have also had reports of powdery mildew on lower leaves from Extension […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Little Disease Activity, but Keep Watch for Rust Development Mar 14, 2018

🕔Mar 14, 2018
I spent Monday (March 12) looking at wheat around Stillwater and found no foliar diseases. Gary Strickland (Extension Educator; Jackson County) indicated the same for southwestern OK. He indicated wheat […]

Georgia Small Grains: Managing Bird Cherry-Oat Aphids Dec 1, 2017

🕔Dec 1, 2017
Above is a wide blade Triticale 342 planted for grazing. It resembles that of oats. They are looking good this week despite no rain. As I was looking at this field […]

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