The last three days of last week were spent in southwestern (Altus), central OK (Apache & Chickasha) as well as here around Stillwater. Wheat I saw at those locations ranged mostly […]
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 […]
Wheat around Stillwater varies but appears to be in various stages of grain formation. Based on talking to a number of producers across northern Oklahoma, wheat heads have fully emerged […]
As expected, over the last week the disease situation has change significantly. Wheat around Stillwater is mostly nearing complete heading to starting of flowering (Feekes’ GS 10.1 to 10.5.1). In […]
A new publication, Management of Aphids and Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus in Tennessee Wheat, is now available on line. This publication will provide some timely information for managing aphids during the next […]
This was the final season of our Small Grain IPM project addressing the following two objectives: (1) aphid and barley yellow dwarf virus (BYD) management and (2) weed management of […]
Wheat growth stages vary widely across the state, and intermittent rains and warmer temperatures may influence foliar disease development over the next week. Currently, disease levels have been low, but […]
As we approach wheat heading throughout the state, additional foliar diseases have been observed. Rust incidents are spreading, and growers should be aware of the risks of Fusarium head blight […]
The difference in cold injury, BYDV, phosphorus, and nitrogen and potash deficiency can be difficult to tell.
A late winter insecticide application for the control of aphids in wheat often results in a yield increase.