Winter Wheat: Wrapping Up A Stressful Season – DTN

🕔Jul 5, 2019If your winter wheat survived the growing season — and that’s a big if — chances are it’s looking pretty good. That’s the story of the 2018-19 winter wheat crop […]

Indiana Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight – Things to Consider When Harvesting

🕔Jun 28, 2019Wheat harvest has begun in Southern Indiana. Fusarium head blight (FHB) or scab is one of the most important diseases of wheat and most challenging to prevent. In addition, FHB […]

Kansas Wheat: Be on Look for Fusarium Head Blight

🕔Jun 20, 2019A Kansas State University wheat disease specialist says the state’s growers should be on the lookout for Fusarium head blight, also known as head scab, as they prepare to bring […]

Nebraska Wheat: Disease Pressure on the Rise

🕔Jun 12, 2019Surveys of wheat fields in southeast Nebraska during the week of June 3 revealed a significant increase in diseases from the previous week. In plots at the University’s Havelock Research […]

Wheat: 20-Year Study Nets Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight

🕔Jun 12, 2019Kansas State University researchers have identified a gene that will further boost efforts to develop new wheat varieties capable of resisting Fusarium head blight (FHB), a fungal disease that threatens […]

Illinois Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk Remains Elevated

🕔May 13, 2019Persistent humid weather and rains over the last 14 days has significantly elevated the risk of Fusarium head blight (FHB)in the south central portion of Illinois.  Symptoms of FHB will start to […]

Virginia Wheat: Scab Risk on the Rise

🕔May 10, 2019Fusarium head blight (FHB) risk is continuing to increase in parts of Virginia. Upcoming rain events will increase risk over the next three days (see figure below). Much of the […]

Illinois Wheat: Time to Prepare for Fusarium Head Blight

🕔May 3, 2019Wheat in the southern part of Illinois is approaching heading or just headed, which means that flowering will start within 4-5 days, depending on temperature (heads produce small yellow anthers) […]

Indiana Wheat: Foliar Disease, Scab Management Options

🕔May 3, 2019Even though rainy conditions continue to slow planting across the state, we need to keep an eye on winter wheat. These wet conditions will favor many fungal diseases. Already our […]

Virginia Wheat: Increased Scab Risk for Some Areas

🕔May 3, 2019There is increased risk of Fusarium head blight (FHB) in some parts of Virginia, especially near the Northern Neck and Eastern Shore of Virginia. Wheat in much of the state […]

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