Virginia Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk Mostly Low May 1, 2018

🕔May 1, 2018
As 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, 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 […]

Virginia Wheat: Disease Pressure Fairly Light, Keep Scouting Fields Apr 20, 2018

🕔Apr 20, 2018
Currently 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, 2018

🕔Apr 18, 2018
Stripe 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, 2018

🕔Apr 11, 2018
Stripe 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, 2018

🕔Apr 5, 2018
As 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, 2018

🕔Mar 29, 2018
I’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, 2018

🕔Mar 23, 2018
Our 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 […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Little Disease Activity, but Keep Watch for Rust Development Mar 14, 2018

🕔Mar 14, 2018
I spent Monday (March 12) looking at wheat around Stillwater and found no foliar diseases. Gary Strickland (Extension Educator; Jackson County) indicated the same for southwestern OK. He indicated wheat […]

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 […]

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