Virginia Peanuts: Scout Field for Timely Fungicide Decisions Jul 26, 2019

🕔Jul 26, 2019
As August approaches, now is the time to be scouting peanuts for leaf spot and soilborne diseases and making timely fungicide applications. Calendar-based or advisory-based spray programs can be followed, […]

Virginia Wheat: Scab Risk on the Rise May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019
Fusarium head blight (FHB) risk is continuing to increase in parts of Virginia. Upcoming rain events will increase risk over the next three days (see figure below). Much of the […]

Virginia Wheat: Increased Scab Risk for Some Areas May 3, 2019

🕔May 3, 2019
There is increased risk of Fusarium head blight (FHB) in some parts of Virginia, especially near the Northern Neck and Eastern Shore of Virginia. Wheat in much of the state […]

Virginia Soybeans: Early Harvest Reports – Seed Quality Not Good Oct 5, 2018

🕔Oct 5, 2018
We appreciated the rainfall this year.  It should lead to some very good yields in many parts of Virginia.  However, the same weather conditions for high yields has led to […]

Virginia Soybeans: Is It Too Late to Apply Foliar Fungicides? Aug 10, 2018

🕔Aug 10, 2018
The wet weather conditions, along with relatively cool temperatures over the last few weeks have been nearly perfect for disease development in soybean.  As always, keep in mind the disease […]

Virginia Peanuts: iPiPE and Disease Advisories Jun 29, 2018

🕔Jun 29, 2018
Especially with all the wet weather we have been having in much of the region, it is time to start thinking about peanut diseases. We do not typically see a […]

Virginia Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk on the Rise May 16, 2018

🕔May 16, 2018
FHB risk is increasing in Virginia and will continue to increase over the next several days. Risk is highest on the Eastern Shore, but susceptible varieties such as Shirley that […]

Virginia Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk Mostly Low May 1, 2018

🕔May 1, 2018
As wheat starts flowering in the region, it is time to consider whether or not to make a fungicide application for Fusarium head blight (FHB). Currently, risk is low in […]

Virginia Wheat: Disease Pressure Fairly Light, Keep Scouting Fields Apr 20, 2018

🕔Apr 20, 2018
Currently the wheat crop in Virginia is near flag leaf emergence, and flowering will start within a couple of weeks. As flowering begins, be sure to monitor the FHB risk […]

Virginia: Peanut-Cotton Infonet Update Apr 20, 2018

🕔Apr 20, 2018
The Peanut-Cotton Infonet is up and running for the 2018 growing season. As in previous years, the website will provide: Maximum, minimum, and average air temperatures Average soil temperature at […]

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