Kansas: Wheat Streak Mosaic Caused $76 Mln in Damage in 2017; Start Control for 2018 Now Aug 17, 2017

🕔Aug 17, 2017Kansas State University officials are joining in on a group effort to help Kansas farmers stop the spread of a destructive wheat disease that took a strong foothold in the […]

Kansas: Don’t Forget to Control Your Volunteer Wheat! Aug 9, 2017

🕔Aug 9, 2017Producers are gearing up to plant their 2018 wheat crop around north central Kansas! Producers really don’t like the mention of volunteer wheat, but you can always count on it […]

Nebraska Wheat: Protecting 2018 Yields – It’s Critical to Control Volunteer Wheat Jul 19, 2017

🕔Jul 19, 2017In the Nebraska Panhandle, major losses were caused by wheat streak mosaic virus this year. One wheat grower said his winter wheat yields averaged 8-22 bushels/acre. His test weight averaged […]

Louisiana Wheat: Acreage Affected by Diseases, Weather Apr 25, 2017

🕔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, 2017

🕔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, 2017

🕔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, 2017

🕔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, 2016

🕔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, 2016

🕔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, 2016

🕔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 […]

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