Texas Blacklands: Wheat Heading Towards Finish; Saturated Soils Affecting Cotton, Corn

🕔May 16, 2019GENERAL: Wheat is turning the last corner and headed for the finish line, with some wheat fields starting to turn last week. Most of the hard-red winter wheat fields in […]

Texas Wheat: Bacterial Streak and Black Chaff

🕔May 13, 2019The bacterium that causes bacterial streak and black chaff disease in wheat and other small grains is Xanthomonas translucens.  In Texas, other species of Xanthomas cause leaf diseases of cotton, tomato and pepper.  […]

Texas Blacklands: Planting Delays; Wheat Coming Along

🕔Apr 29, 2019April rains have kept cotton planting to a minimum, stopping side dressing of corn, and limiting the number of corn acres that could receive a herbicide application. At this point […]

Nebraska Wheat: Disease Increasing

🕔Jun 18, 2018Isolated thunderstorms and localized rains the last two weeks have created conditions favorable for disease development.  During a wheat plot tour at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC) on […]

Missouri Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight and Other Diseases to Watch For

🕔Apr 29, 2016Fusarium head blight or scab of wheat was unusually widespread and severe in Missouri last year. Although it is difficult to predict what will develop this season, the forecast for […]

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