North Carolina Wheat: Medium-High Risk of Head Scab

🕔Apr 22, 2019Wheat and barley that is flowering today is a medium to high scab risk in widespread, but scattered, regions of the central Tidewater zone. Late-planted fields may not yet be […]

Alabama Wheat: Head Scab Could Leave You Holding The Bag

🕔Apr 15, 2019Fusarium Head Blight, also know as head scab, can be devastating when it occurs. The U.S. wheat industry loss over three billion dollars due to head scab in the 1990s. […]

Alabama Wheat: High Risk of Scab

🕔Apr 15, 2019There is a high scab risk in southwest and western Alabama with a medium risk in southeast and eastern Alabama. Wheat throughout this area, particularly in southwest Alabama is well […]

North Carolina Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk Currently Low

🕔Apr 12, 2019Fusarium Head Blight (FHB), also known as scab, is caused by several Fusarium spp., particularly F. graminearum in the U.S. The fungus overwinters in soil or in crop stubble from previous crops (ie corn, […]

Louisiana: Wheat Crop Survives Below-Freezing Temps

🕔Mar 20, 2019Wheat producers may fare better than expected from the arctic blast that plunged temperatures into the mid- to upper 20s in early March and threatened the crop across Louisiana. LSU […]

Kentucky Wheat: Diseases Rearing Their Ugly Heads

🕔Jun 6, 2018A number of diseases that affect heads of small grain crops have been observed in Kentucky over the last few weeks. Fusarium Head Blight One of the “usual suspects” that […]

Pennsylvania Wheat: Assess Your Crops for Scab Levels

🕔Jun 1, 2018Just like waiting on the Polaroid photos of old, once wheat heads flower, it is a much less delightful waiting game to see if (and how much) head scab develops […]

Michigan Wheat: Fusarium Head Scab – Fungicide Considerations

🕔May 24, 2018This season, wheat disease levels have been relatively low due to the cool spring. However, now that temperatures have warmed and some areas have received lots of rain, it’s time […]

Ohio Wheat: Moderate to Heavy Risk of Head Scab This Week

🕔May 22, 2018For those fields of wheat flowering and fields of barley head-out today (May 22), the risk for head scab is moderate in the northern-most counties and in the eastern portion […]

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 […]

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