Oklahoma Wheat: Disease Pressure Light but Keep Eyes Open

🕔Feb 21, 2018Foliar diseases such as leaf rust and stripe rust were scarce across Oklahoma last fall and into 2018 because of the drought. I have seen a few leaf rust pustules […]

Grapes, Strawberries: Intuity Fungicide Registered for Grape Botrytis, Powdery Mold

🕔Nov 17, 2017Valent U.S.A. LLC today announced that Intuit Fungicide has been registered in the U.S. and California for Botrytis control and powdery mildew suppression in wine grapes.  Intuity is a strobilurin […]

California Grapes: New Weather Models Forecast ETo And Mildews

🕔Oct 25, 2017CustomWeather, Inc., a premier, which provides high-resolution weather data and alert services, announced that it has released a group of weather models for the grape industry. The new models cover […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Rust Is Present but Not Plentiful

🕔Apr 24, 2017Wheat around Stillwater varies but appears to be in various stages of grain formation. Based on talking to a number of producers across northern Oklahoma, wheat heads have fully emerged […]

Ohio Wheat: Managing Septoria Leaf Blotch, Powdery Mildew

🕔Apr 18, 2017It has been cool, wet, and very humid so far this spring – perfect conditions for early season diseases like Septoria tritici blotch and powdery mildew to develop. Both of […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Powdery Mildew, Rust, and Barley Yellow Dwarf, with Some Streak Mosaic

🕔Apr 14, 2017As expected, over the last week the disease situation has change significantly. Wheat around Stillwater is mostly nearing complete heading to starting of flowering (Feekes’ GS 10.1 to 10.5.1). In […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Expect Foliar Diseases to Increase with Wet Weather

🕔Apr 5, 2017Yesterday (4/4) wheat in my foliar fungicide trial at the Plant Pathology Farm located just west of Stillwater appeared to be at GS 10 to 10.1 (head in the boot […]

Michigan Wheat: Managing Leaf Diseases and Fusarium Head Blight

🕔May 31, 2016Editor’s Note: For tables see full article at the source link at the bottom of the page. Wheat leaf diseases such as powdery mildew, Septoria leaf spot and stripe rust […]

South Dakota Wheat: Fungicides – Apply at Flag Leaf or Wait for Flowering?

🕔May 24, 2016Emerging Wheat Diseases With the rains that we’ve had so far throughout the state this spring, moderate levels of some wheat leaf diseases are developing, notably powdery mildew (Fig. 1), […]

Michigan Wheat: Scout for Stripe Rust, Other Leaf Diseases Now

🕔May 13, 2016Much of what successful wheat growers do during May is protect the crop during its early reproductive stages from crop pests. One of the largest threats to productivity is foliar […]

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