Pennsylvania Wheat: When to Pull the Trigger on Fungicides

🕔May 17, 2018From a wheat disease perspective, many of us are looking at wheat that is approaching heading or flag leaf. Hopefully, you are scouting, and if so, you may be seeing […]

Nebraska Wheat: Stripe Rust and Leaf Rust Update

🕔May 15, 2018A survey May 9-10 of wheat fields in southeast and south central Nebraska did not reveal any diseases. Wheat growth stage ranged from Feekes 6 (first node detectable) in fields […]

Ohio Wheat, Barley: Fungicide Management of Common Diseases

🕔May 15, 2018It is wet and rainy outside and the forecast calls for more rain throughout this the second week of May (May 14–19). Therefore, growers’ concerns about diseases and the need […]

Kentucky Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight – Fungicide Considerations

🕔May 7, 2018Wheat heads are becoming visible in fields in western Kentucky. Not long after wheat heads emerge, they will begin to flower.  Flowering (anthesis) is a critical time, as wheat becomes susceptible […]

Virginia Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk Mostly Low

🕔May 1, 2018As wheat starts flowering in the region, it is time to consider whether or not to make a fungicide application for Fusarium head blight (FHB). Currently, risk is low in […]

Georgia Peanuts: Early-Season Peanut Disease Checklist

🕔Apr 23, 2018Below is a “checklist” of options and opportunities for establishing strong disease and nematode control for the early part of the season and for laying a foundation that helps to […]

Illinois Wheat: 2018 Fungicide Efficacy Table Available

🕔Apr 20, 2018Each year our national wheat disease working group (NCERA-184) works collaboratively to update the wheat fungicide efficacy table.  We utilize data from our field trials to generate overall fungicide efficacy […]

Georgia Pecans: Fungicide Schedule – Spray When You Need, but Not More than Neccessary

🕔Apr 6, 2018I have had many requests to provide a pecan fungicide schedule example for 2018. Not much has changed from previous years with the exception of the use of phosphite alone […]

Georgia Peanuts: Managing Leaf Spot With Possible Shortage of Chlorothalonil

🕔Mar 16, 2018In 2018, there is the possibility that peanut growers may face a shortage of chlorothalonil (brand names Bravo, Echo, others). In addition to this, many growers are also not able […]

Texas Wheat: Does an Early Fungicide Application Pay?

🕔Mar 15, 2018Despite the wet, dreary weather some parts of the state have experienced over the past few weeks, rust levels appear to be low at this time for most of the […]

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