Virginia Wheat: Scab Risk on the Rise

🕔May 10, 2019Fusarium 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, 2019There 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, 2018We 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, 2018The 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, 2018Especially 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, 2018FHB 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, 2018As 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, 2018Currently 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, 2018The 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 […]

Virginia Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk Low, Powdery Mildew on the Rise

🕔Apr 13, 2018Currently the wheat crop is in the jointing stages, and we are several weeks away from flowering. Currently the Fusarium head blight (FHB) risk is low for most areas of […]

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