Kentucky Wheat: Head Scab Minimal, Rust Widespread

🕔May 28, 2015Wheat that flowered May 10 or earlier has mostly escaped Fusarium head blight (A.K.A head scab). Infections take about 21 days to be fully expressed following infection, so it is […]

Kentucky: Armyworm Moth Traps Peak

🕔May 5, 2015According to the latest moth counts from the Logan County Cooperative Extension office, Armyworm moth counts may have peaked the week of April 23rd.  

South Carolina Wheat: Fusarium Head Scab in the Pee Dee

🕔Apr 30, 2015Fusarium head scab, or head blight, is showing up in wheat fields in the Pee Dee.  This fungal disease can be distinguished by the bleaching symptom that usually only affects a […]

Louisiana Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Popping Up All Over

🕔Apr 28, 2015Over the past two weeks there have been multiple reports from producers and consultants throughout Louisiana of wheat scab, also known as Fusarium head blight.

Kentucky Wheat: Be on the Lookout for Head Scab

🕔Apr 14, 2015Wheat heads will soon begin to emerge, revealing the reward of a long, cold winter.  Avoiding head scab will be the last hurdle before harvest.

Kentucky Wheat: High Levels of Vomitoxin Reported

🕔Jun 27, 2014Apparently the recurring theme of the 2014 wheat crop is unusual weather patterns and problems. Many producers started the season later than desired due to unusually cool weather that delayed […]

Missouri Wheat: Head Scab Showing Up in Southeast Regions

🕔Jun 20, 2014Fusarium head blight, also known as head scab, is showing up in Southeast Missouri Wheat fields. Affected wheat heads will appear “bleached” in color. The potential for Fusarium head blight […]

Pennsylvania Wheat: Assess for Scab 2-3 Weeks after Flowering

🕔Jun 18, 2014The majority of Pennsylvania wheat has reached or is beyond flowering at this time. There is also some risk of post-flowering infection if conditions continue to be humid. Fields that […]

Illinois Wheat: Head Scab Appearing in Southern Region

🕔Jun 17, 2014Head scab of wheat (a.k.a. Fusarium head blight) is showing up in the southern portion of Illinois. In many cases, incidence is moderate to high (over 50% of the heads […]

Kentucky Wheat: Head Scab Damage Raises Concerns

🕔Jun 6, 2014When you add the thinner stands with the head scab, there is a gut feeling that we are looking at an average crop.

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