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. […]

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 […]

Tennessee Wheat: Fungicide Considerations, Disease Identification Apr 5, 2019

🕔Apr 5, 2019
While I have not heard of any reports of diseases in wheat in Tennessee, as we get closer to flag leaf it will be important to be scouting for diseases. […]

Oklahoma Wheat: No Rust, but Other Diseases Prevalent May 7, 2018

🕔May 7, 2018
This 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 […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Diseases Becoming More Active, Scout Your Fields Apr 26, 2018

🕔Apr 26, 2018
Although 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: Disease Pressure Light but Keep Eyes Open Feb 21, 2018

🕔Feb 21, 2018
Foliar 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, 2017

🕔Apr 18, 2017
It 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, 2016

🕔Apr 20, 2016
In 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, 2016

🕔Apr 19, 2016
Fusarium 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, 2016

🕔Apr 5, 2016
When 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 […]

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