Ohio Wheat: Head Scab Risk Has Increased Across State Jun 1, 2022

🕔Jun 1, 2022
Due largely to rainfall, high relative humidity, and warmer temperatures over the last several days, the risk for head scab is now moderate across most of the state of Ohio, […]

Ohio Wheat: Low Head Scab Risk May 24, 2022

🕔May 24, 2022
Wheat is, or will soon be, flowering in parts of central and northern Ohio. After a relatively slow start to the season, several days of warm weather caused the crop […]

Ohio: Wheat Between Feekes 8-10 and Disease Concerns May 4, 2021

🕔May 4, 2021
Wheat is now between Feekes 8 (flag leaf emergence) and Feekes 10 (boot) across the state. Feekes 8 marks the beginning of the period during which we recommend that you […]

Tennessee Wheat: Stripe Rust, Bacterial Leaf Streak, and Head Scab Risk Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
To date there have been additional reports of stripe rust in West TN and some fields with bacterial leaf streak. As wheat starts to bloom, continue to monitor the Fusarium […]

Kentucky Wheat: Fungicide Management Considerations for Fusarium Head Blight Apr 28, 2021

🕔Apr 28, 2021
Wheat fields will soon be at the anthesis stage (Feekes 10.51, “flowering”) in Kentucky.  Anthesis is a critical time, as wheat becomes susceptible to infection by Fusarium graminearum, the causal agent […]

Kentucky Wheat: Fungicide Management of Fusarium Head Blight Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
When wheat heads begin to flower, it is a critical time, as wheat becomes susceptible to infection by Fusarium graminearum, the causal agent of Fusarium head blight (FHB; also known as […]

Small Grains: Managing Fusarium Head Blight Mar 23, 2020

🕔Mar 23, 2020
Fusarium head blight (FHB) is an economically important disease affecting small grain production worldwide.  The disease is predominantly caused by the fungus Fusarium graminearum in the United States, where infections can decrease […]

Arkansas Wheat: Breeding Aimed at Head Scab Resistance Mar 6, 2020

🕔Mar 6, 2020
Arkansas scientists are part of a national, multi-institutional research collaboration to combat Fusarium head blight, a serious agricultural disease, also known as scab, that affects wheat and barley crops all […]

Winter Wheat: Wrapping Up A Stressful Season – DTN Jul 5, 2019

🕔Jul 5, 2019
If 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 […]

Alabama Wheat: Head Scab Could Leave You Holding The Bag Apr 15, 2019

🕔Apr 15, 2019
Fusarium 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. […]

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