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 […]

Ohio Wheat, Barley: Fungicide Management of Common Diseases

🕔May 15, 2018It is wet and rainy outside and the forecast calls for more rain throughout this the second week of May (May 14–19). Therefore, growers’ concerns about diseases and the need […]

Oklahoma Wheat: No Rust, but Other Diseases Prevalent

🕔May 7, 2018This 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 […]

Illinois Wheat: Minimal Disease Presence So Far

🕔May 7, 2018This past week we spent a few days surveying wheat fields throughout the state in order to see how the crop is progressing as well as better understand what disease related issues […]

Tennessee Wheat: Low Fusarium Head Blight Risk, but Keep Eye on Forecast

🕔May 3, 2018With the warmer temperatures in Tennessee I have not seen or heard much about stripe rust development or leaf rust. Right now the Fusarium Head Blight forecast model has low […]

Wheat: Stripe Rust Disease Moving North – Now in Kansas, Illinois – DTN

🕔May 3, 2018Stripe rust is beginning to drift into the Great Plains and Midwest, after a long journey from its breeding grounds along the Gulf of Mexico. The disease got a slower […]

Virginia Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk Mostly Low

🕔May 1, 2018As wheat starts flowering in the region, it is time to consider whether or not to make a fungicide application for Fusarium head blight (FHB). Currently, risk is low in […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Diseases Becoming More Active, Scout Your Fields

🕔Apr 26, 2018Although 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 […]

Virginia Wheat: Disease Pressure Fairly Light, Keep Scouting Fields

🕔Apr 20, 2018Currently the wheat crop in Virginia is near flag leaf emergence, and flowering will start within a couple of weeks. As flowering begins, be sure to monitor the FHB risk […]

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