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 […]

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 […]

Nebraska Wheat: Stripe Rust and Aphids Confirmed

🕔Apr 20, 2016In surveys of wheat fields on April 8 and April 12-14, stripe rust and leaf rust were found at trace to low levels in south central and southeast Nebraska. Samples […]

Louisiana Corn and Wheat: Rains Add Disease Concerns to Other Problems

🕔Apr 19, 2016Fusarium head blight has been of utmost concern to the few wheat producers we have this year, along with other foliar diseases. Damping off has been a problem in corn, […]

Ohio Wheat: Mild Winter Means Early Disease Development

🕔Apr 5, 2016When the winter is as mild as it was this past year, pathogens that would have otherwise been killed or at least suppressed by the cold temperatures end up surviving […]

Illinois Wheat: Diseases Starting to Pop Up

🕔Apr 29, 2015As the weather begins to warm up, wheat is beginning to grow at a faster pace.  Symptoms of some diseases also are beginning to appear or will likely be appearing […]

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