Louisiana Wheat: Acreage Affected by Diseases, Weather

🕔Apr 25, 2017Poor prices, weather and diseases have caused Louisiana wheat production to drop to 16,000 acres, LSU AgCenter experts said at a field day held April 19 at the Macon Ridge […]

North Carolina Wheat: Managing Springtime Hessian Fly Infestations

🕔Apr 11, 2017Over the past weeks, more agents, consultants, and growers are noticing Hessian flies in fields that were not an apparent problem in the fall.  The last time we had a […]

Louisiana Wheat: Vernilization Issues, Early Diseases, and Hessian Fly

🕔Apr 6, 2017I spent the day taking notes in wheat preliminary yield trials and observation plots. We have had a very mild winter and there are many entries that failed to vernalize […]

Alabama Wheat: Scouting for Aphids, Hessian Fly in Winter

🕔Feb 10, 2017Responsible crop management is one of the most important aspects of row crop farming. Producers need to correctly identify and scout for insect, disease, and other problems in order to […]

North Carolina Wheat: 6 Considerations Before Spraying Hessian Fly

🕔Dec 2, 2016Similar to fall of 2015, Hessian flies adults are emerging and laying eggs in December.  Larvae will hatch from these eggs and will feed throughout the cold months, killing tillers.  […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Hessian Fly Management Options

🕔Dec 1, 2016Occurrences of Hessian fly have been found in southwestern Oklahoma winter wheat this fall, making it important for producers to identify field infestations and strategies that can assist in managing […]

Texas Wheat: Hessian Fly Threat Looms Over South, West Central Crops

🕔Sep 9, 2016With the start of the fall wheat planting season only days away, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts warn of a looming Hessian fly problem facing the future crop. “Growers and […]

Nebraska: Protect 2017 Yields Now – Control Volunteer Winter Wheat, Other Weeds

🕔Jul 5, 2016By far, the greatest risk of losses from mite-vectored viruses occurs when there is a summer “green bridge” of volunteer wheat emerging before harvest. This almost always occurs as a […]

Texas Wheat: Managing for Hessian Fly

🕔Jun 8, 2016Hessian fly is a persistent threat to many wheat producersin portions of the Blacklands, the southern Rolling Plains (Concho Valley) and South Texas. Over 70 counties in Texas have reported […]

South Carolina: Question of the Week – Hessian Fly

🕔May 20, 2016Last week the question was:   What is this flax seed-looking thing on the side of this wheat stem? This is a Hessian fly pupa.  Hessian flies can be a serious […]

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