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 […]

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

🕔Mar 14, 2018I 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, 2018Foliar 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 […]

Texas Wheat: First Report of Stripe Rust

🕔Feb 16, 2018For wheat growers in a good chunk of the state, we are finally getting some beneficial rain (unfortunately this does not include the Panhandle). This is good news with more […]

Nebraska Wheat: Reducing Disease – 5 Pre-Planting Steps

🕔Sep 7, 2017Nebraska growers have been severely affected by stripe rust (Figure 1) in their wheat crops for the last decade, particularly in the western half of the state. Stripe rust is […]

Ohio Wheat: Scab Risk Remains Low, Don’t Forget About Foliar Diseases

🕔May 23, 2017Wheat is now flowering in parts of northern Ohio and will continue to flower over the next weeks of so. According to the FHB forecasting system, the risk for scab […]

Nebraska Wheat: Leaf Rust Confirmed; Stripe Rust Widespread at Low Levels

🕔May 9, 2017A survey of wheat fields May 4-5 in southwest, south central, and southeast Nebraska found low levels of disease with most fields showing a lush green growth. Leaf rust was […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Timely Fungicide Applications Make a Difference

🕔May 8, 2017Nearly all of the wheat I saw this past week was along a line for about 100 miles west of Stillwater. Wheat around Stillwater is at the milk to soft dough […]

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