Nebraska Wheat: Disease Pressure on the Rise

🕔Jun 12, 2019Surveys of wheat fields in southeast Nebraska during the week of June 3 revealed a significant increase in diseases from the previous week. In plots at the University’s Havelock Research […]

Indiana Wheat: Foliar Disease, Scab Management Options

🕔May 3, 2019Even though rainy conditions continue to slow planting across the state, we need to keep an eye on winter wheat. These wet conditions will favor many fungal diseases. Already our […]

Wheat Tour: Two Decades of Measuring Yield Potential, Disease, Freeze Damage – DTN

🕔Apr 26, 2019It’s become one of surest signs that spring is underway — for three days, dozens of people crouch in Kansas wheat fields, in rain or shine, with a ruler and […]

Texas Blacklands: Corn Planting Finished; Watch for Wheat Rust, Stink Bugs

🕔Apr 15, 2019GENERAL Wheat is starting to head out with some hard-red wheat fields starting to flower. The soft red wheat fields in the scouting program are in the boot stage with […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Diseases Mostly Absent, Keep Watch for Aphids

🕔Apr 5, 2019Only slight changes as near as I can tell across Oklahoma regarding wheat diseases. Stripe rust appears to be absent, and leaf rust and powdery mildew are slow to get […]

Tennessee Wheat: Fungicide Considerations, Disease Identification

🕔Apr 5, 2019While 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. […]

Texas Wheat: Monitoring Fields for Seedling Rust

🕔Mar 29, 2019In the past several years heavy outbreaks of rust on seedling wheat, especially stripe rust, have warranted and responded favorably to an early fungicide application. This year the disease is […]

Texas Blacklands: Corn Being Planted; Watch Stripe Rust in Wheat

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🕔Mar 8, 2019GENERAL Corn is starting to be planted and soil temperatures plummet as a strong cold front moved through over the weekend into the early part of the week. Low temperatures […]

Virginia Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk on the Rise

🕔May 16, 2018FHB risk is increasing in Virginia and will continue to increase over the next several days. Risk is highest on the Eastern Shore, but susceptible varieties such as Shirley that […]

Nebraska Wheat: Stripe Rust and Leaf Rust Update

🕔May 15, 2018A survey May 9-10 of wheat fields in southeast and south central Nebraska did not reveal any diseases. Wheat growth stage ranged from Feekes 6 (first node detectable) in fields […]

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