Kentucky Hemp: Dealing with Powdery Mildew May 12, 2021

🕔May 12, 2021
Powdery mildew can affect numerous plants, including fruit, vegetable, and agronomic crops, as well as woody and herbaceous ornamentals. Kentucky hemp is also susceptible to this disease. Plants infected early […]

Ohio: Wheat Between Feekes 8-10 and Disease Concerns May 4, 2021

🕔May 4, 2021
Wheat is now between Feekes 8 (flag leaf emergence) and Feekes 10 (boot) across the state. Feekes 8 marks the beginning of the period during which we recommend that you […]

Nebraska Wheat: Scout Fields for Early Disease Detection May 3, 2021

🕔May 3, 2021
Despite the recent spell of cool temperatures which somewhat slowed down wheat development in Nebraska, growth of the wheat crop is advancing and will continue to do so as temperatures […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Lots of Tan Spot, Conditions Conducive for Other Diseases Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
Last week (08-April) in southwestern OK, Gary Strickland (Jackson County Extn Educator) reported seeing only very little stripe rust, but that tan spot was still present in the lower canopy.  […]

Texas Blacklands Wheat: Insect, Disease Pressure Rise Mar 19, 2021

🕔Mar 19, 2021
GENERAL Wheat in the area has progressed nicely over the last two weeks and just about every field in the scouting program is at or past the jointing stage, with […]

Texas Blacklands Wheat: Crops Look Good, Keep Watch for Pests Feb 5, 2021

🕔Feb 5, 2021
GENERAL Wheat across the regions looks good, and pest issues are currently minimal. Many producers in the region have utilized the recent drier weather to top dress and spray weeds. […]

Robots Help Fight Powdery Mildew with UV Lights Jun 8, 2020

🕔Jun 8, 2020
Robots fitted with ultraviolet light lamps that roam vineyards at night are proving effective at killing powdery mildew, a devastating pathogen for many crops, including grapes. Researchers at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, […]

Illinois: Wheat Progress and Early Season Diseases Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
Wheat in the southernmost part of Illinois is near Feekes growth stage (FGS) 7, while areas in the mid south are nearing FGS 5.  Wheat in the central part of […]

Texas Blacklands Wheat: Wet Conditions Favorable for Diseases Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
GENERAL Weather conditions across the area have remained wet over the last two weeks, creating a favorable environment for stripe rust, powdery mildew, and other fungal diseases like tan spot […]

Texas Blacklands: Wheat Looks Good; Preparing for Corn Planting Feb 12, 2020

🕔Feb 12, 2020
GENERAL Timely rains are occurring to help build our soil moisture profile as corn planting is quickly approaching, and wheat is starting to break dormancy. Wheat is in good to […]

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