Oklahoma Wheat: Crop Ranges from Full Kernel to Medium Dough, Rust Still Active May 15, 2017

🕔May 15, 2017This past week and today, I traveled and looked at wheat in central OK near Kingfisher (35 miles northwest of OKC) and near El Reno (20 miles west of OKC) […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Timely Fungicide Applications Make a Difference May 8, 2017

🕔May 8, 2017Nearly all of the wheat I saw this past week was along a line for about 100 miles west of Stillwater. Wheat around Stillwater is at the milk to soft dough […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Leaf Rust Still Active as Crop Moves into Soft Dough May 2, 2017

🕔May 2, 2017The 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 […]

Louisiana Wheat: Acreage Affected by Diseases, Weather Apr 25, 2017

🕔Apr 25, 2017Poor 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 […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Rust Is Present but Not Plentiful Apr 24, 2017

🕔Apr 24, 2017Wheat 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 […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Powdery Mildew, Rust, and Barley Yellow Dwarf, with Some Streak Mosaic Apr 14, 2017

🕔Apr 14, 2017As 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 […]

Tennessee Wheat: Managing Aphids, Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Jan 12, 2017

🕔Jan 12, 2017A 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 […]

Delaware Wheat: Fall Management of Aphids, Weeds Sep 28, 2016

🕔Sep 28, 2016This 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 […]

Indiana Wheat: Disease Pressure Light but Keep Scouting Fields Apr 22, 2016

🕔Apr 22, 2016Wheat 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 […]

Mississippi Wheat: Rust Is Spreading, Be Aware of Head Scab Risk Apr 19, 2016

🕔Apr 19, 2016As 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 […]

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