Oklahoma Wheat: Late Season Diseases of Note Jun 19, 2020

🕔Jun 19, 2020
I thought my 5-June update would be my last, but two samples/reports have come in that are prompting another update.  One of these reports was wheat kernels with darkened-colored germ […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Crops Mostly Passed Disease Concern May 22, 2020

🕔May 22, 2020
The disease situation in Oklahoma has not changed significantly since my last update on May 15.  The weather in Oklahoma has remained atypically cool and mostly dry; however, off-and-on rain […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Diseases Mostly Quiet May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
This past week was quite cool across Oklahoma (mid 60s F in Stillwater today) and central Oklahoma received needed rain.  Unfortunately, western OK and the panhandle were not as fortunate […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Diseases Mostly Absent, Keep Watch for Aphids Apr 5, 2019

🕔Apr 5, 2019
Only slight changes as near as I can tell across Oklahoma regarding wheat diseases. Stripe rust appears to be absent, and leaf rust and powdery mildew are slow to get […]

Winter Wheat Weather Woes Continue – DTN Mar 19, 2019

🕔Mar 19, 2019
The winter wheat crop is sleeping in this year — and who can blame it? “Since the first of March, at 2-inch soil depths, we’re running 10 degrees below normal,” […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Little Disease Present, Keep Watch for Rust Jan 22, 2019

🕔Jan 22, 2019
From a wheat disease perspective, this fall and early winter was relatively quiet in Oklahoma. The extremely wet and cool conditions led to incidence of wheat discoloration that resulted in […]

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 Wheat: Powdery Mildew Less Obvious but Still Present May 18, 2018

🕔May 18, 2018
Although not as obvious as in previous weeks, powdery mildew is still hanging on in Oklahoma, and has even moved up onto the heads in some fields. One such field is […]

Oklahoma Wheat: No Rust, but Other Diseases Prevalent May 7, 2018

🕔May 7, 2018
This past week I was at field days in southwestern Oklahoma (Apache and Altus), and northeastern Oklahoma (Afton). I did not see a single leaf or stripe rust pustule at any […]

Wheat: Stripe Rust Disease Moving North – Now in Kansas, Illinois – DTN May 3, 2018

🕔May 3, 2018
Stripe rust is beginning to drift into the Great Plains and Midwest, after a long journey from its breeding grounds along the Gulf of Mexico. The disease got a slower […]

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