Oklahoma Wheat: Little Disease Present, Keep Watch for Rust

🕔Jan 22, 2019From a wheat disease perspective, this fall and early winter was relatively quiet in Oklahoma. The extremely wet and cool conditions led to incidence of wheat discoloration that resulted in […]

Nebraska Wheat: Disease Increasing

🕔Jun 18, 2018Isolated thunderstorms and localized rains the last two weeks have created conditions favorable for disease development.  During a wheat plot tour at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC) on […]

Nebraska Wheat: Stripe Rust and Leaf Rust Update

🕔May 15, 2018A survey May 9-10 of wheat fields in southeast and south central Nebraska did not reveal any diseases. Wheat growth stage ranged from Feekes 6 (first node detectable) in fields […]

Ohio Wheat, Barley: Fungicide Management of Common Diseases

🕔May 15, 2018It is wet and rainy outside and the forecast calls for more rain throughout this the second week of May (May 14–19). Therefore, growers’ concerns about diseases and the need […]

Oklahoma Wheat: No Rust, but Other Diseases Prevalent

🕔May 7, 2018This past week I was at field days in southwestern Oklahoma (Apache and Altus), and northeastern Oklahoma (Afton). I did not see a single leaf or stripe rust pustule at any […]

Illinois Wheat: Minimal Disease Presence So Far

🕔May 7, 2018This past week we spent a few days surveying wheat fields throughout the state in order to see how the crop is progressing as well as better understand what disease related issues […]

Tennessee Wheat: Low Fusarium Head Blight Risk, but Keep Eye on Forecast

🕔May 3, 2018With the warmer temperatures in Tennessee I have not seen or heard much about stripe rust development or leaf rust. Right now the Fusarium Head Blight forecast model has low […]

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 […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Diseases Becoming More Active, Scout Your Fields

🕔Apr 26, 2018Although reports of powdery mildew continue to come in from around the state, perhaps the more important news is that other foliar diseases have started to become active. On April […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Powdery Mildew Continues to Spread

🕔Apr 13, 2018Powdery mildew (Figure 1) continued to be the primary wheat foliar disease this past week in Oklahoma. Around Stillwater, I have seen powdery mildew on the lower and mid-leaves with severities […]

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