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.
Nitrogen (N) management can dramatically influence wheat grain yield. The current recommendation is to apply 90120 lb/A of N during the growing season. The exact rate depends on soil type, […]
Delaware Wheat: Keep an Eye on Small Grains Dec 11, 2015
El nino is really making it an interesting winter. On one hand, the excessively warm temperatures have helped produce some really nice wheat and barley stands. On the other hand, […]
Small grains don’t look so good now. Although there have been warm temperatures for growth, other things have gone wrong.
Georgia: Aphids in Winter Grazing Nov 18, 2015
We are seeing aphids in winter grazing. The bad thing about them is that they cause direct feeding damage and can transmit Barley yellow dwarf disease.
Several wheat fields were scouted in Hughes, Stanley, Pennington, Tripp, Gregory, and Douglas counties. Diseases developing at this time are stripe rust, wheat streak mosaic, barley yellow dwarf, and leaf […]
There are numerous disease issues that will likely be encountered in the coming weeks. Scout wheat fields closely for the presence of foliar disease before applying a fungicide.