Tennessee: Wheat in Bloom – Check Your Scab Risk May 1, 2019

🕔May 1, 2019
Wheat is in bloom and when considering a fungicide application one needs to assess their risk for fusarium head blight (FHB) or head scab infection.

Kentucky Wheat: Fungicide Management Options for Scab May 1, 2019

🕔May 1, 2019
Wheat fields are beginning to flower in western Kentucky.  Flowering (anthesis) is a critical time, as wheat becomes susceptible to infection by Fusarium graminearum, the causal agent of Fusarium head blight […]

North Carolina Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk Currently Low Apr 12, 2019

🕔Apr 12, 2019
Fusarium 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, […]

Tennessee Wheat: Fungicide Considerations, Disease Identification Apr 5, 2019

🕔Apr 5, 2019
While I have not heard of any reports of diseases in wheat in Tennessee, as we get closer to flag leaf it will be important to be scouting for diseases. […]

Louisiana: Wheat Crop Survives Below-Freezing Temps Mar 20, 2019

🕔Mar 20, 2019
Wheat 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, 2018

🕔Jun 6, 2018
A 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, 2018

🕔Jun 1, 2018
Just 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 […]

Ohio Wheat: Head Scab Risk Increases Over Next Few Days May 30, 2018

🕔May 30, 2018
More rain is in the forecast for later this week as wheat fields in the northern half of the state go through the flowering growth stage. Fields flowering today (May […]

Michigan Wheat: Fusarium Head Scab – Fungicide Considerations May 24, 2018

🕔May 24, 2018
This 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, 2018

🕔May 22, 2018
For 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 […]

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