Minnesota: Small Grains Disease Update Jun 18, 2020

🕔Jun 18, 2020
The first instances of stripe rust, crown rust, and barley yellow dwarf were confirmed in winter wheat and oats, respectively, this past week in southern Minnesota. Meanwhile, tan spot is […]

Nebraska Wheat: Stripe Rust Confirmed in State Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
During a survey of wheat fields in south central and southeast Nebraska on May 27, stripe rust was found at trace levels in a grower’s wheat field in Thayer County […]

Illinois Wheat: Should You Be Worried About Stripe Rust? May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
Stripe rust is a fungal disease of wheat that can be extremely damaging under the appropriate conditions. Unlike stem and leaf rust, stripe rust is a cool season beast, favoring temperatures between […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Diseases Mostly Quiet May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
This past week was quite cool across Oklahoma (mid 60s F in Stillwater today) and central Oklahoma received needed rain.  Unfortunately, western OK and the panhandle were not as fortunate […]

Texas Blacklands Wheat: Wet Conditions Favorable for Diseases Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
GENERAL Weather conditions across the area have remained wet over the last two weeks, creating a favorable environment for stripe rust, powdery mildew, and other fungal diseases like tan spot […]

Texas Blacklands: Wheat Looks Good; Preparing for Corn Planting Feb 12, 2020

🕔Feb 12, 2020
GENERAL Timely rains are occurring to help build our soil moisture profile as corn planting is quickly approaching, and wheat is starting to break dormancy. Wheat is in good to […]

Texas Blacklands Wheat: All Quiet, but Keep Watch for Disease, Insects Jan 30, 2020

🕔Jan 30, 2020
General Wheat in the area is growing and setting tillers good, and there is no major issue being observed in any of the scouting program fields. There are a few […]

Nebraska Wheat: Disease Pressure on the Rise Jun 12, 2019

🕔Jun 12, 2019
Surveys 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, 2019

🕔May 3, 2019
Even 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, 2019

🕔Apr 26, 2019
It’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 […]

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