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 […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Powdery Mildew Less Obvious but Still Present

🕔May 18, 2018Although not as obvious as in previous weeks, powdery mildew is still hanging on in Oklahoma, and has even moved up onto the heads in some fields. One such field is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Oklahoma and Texas Wheat Disease Update

🕔Apr 6, 2018Powdery mildew (Figure 1) is showing up on lower leaves in fields and trials around Stillwater, and I have also had reports of powdery mildew on lower leaves from Extension […]

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