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 […]

Kentucky Wheat: Be on Lookout for Stripe Rust

🕔Apr 18, 2018Stripe rust (Figure 1) was observed at a very low incidence in wheat research plots at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton (Caldwell County) late last […]

Illinois Wheat: Stripe Rust on the Move

🕔Apr 11, 2018Stripe rust was reported out of Gallatin County this morning.  It is important that you understand this disease and how it works, so that you can make the appropriate management decisions.  […]

Tennessee Wheat: Stripe Rust Showing Up, Scout Your Fields

🕔Apr 5, 2018As wheat progresses to flag leaf growth stage, the first reports of stripe rust in Western Tennessee have come in.

Oklahoma Wheat: Disease Still Quiet, but Increasing in Texas

🕔Mar 29, 2018I’m still not seeing any foliar diseases around Stillwater, but reports are indicating that inoculum of the wheat rusts (stripe and leaf) have started to increase in Texas. On 21-March, […]

Georgia Wheat: Look for Powdery Mildew, Leaf Rust

🕔Mar 23, 2018Our small grain is booting now and starting to see it heading out pretty good in some fields. We don’t have much wheat for grain in Wilcox, but this wheat […]

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