Wheat Tour: Two Decades of Measuring Yield Potential, Disease, Freeze Damage – DTN

🕔Apr 26, 2019It’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 […]

Midwest Spring Wheat: Decent Harvest – What About Ergot? – DTN

🕔Sep 12, 2018The drought-stricken spring wheat harvest of 2017 is now a distant memory, as farmers overall reported a decent harvest in 2018. But some did face roadblocks along the way.   Farmers […]

Oklahoma and Texas Wheat Disease Update

🕔Apr 6, 2018Powdery mildew (Figure 1) is showing up on lower leaves in fields and trials around Stillwater, and I have also had reports of powdery mildew on lower leaves from Extension […]

Wheat Stripe Rust Eating Away at Slim Margins – DTN

🕔Jun 3, 2016Winter wheat stages across the U.S. range from full maturity to flowering, but one consistent theme this spring is the disease called stripe rust. The yellow-orange pustules have swept through […]

Wheat: Disease Resistant Gene Could Save Billions in Fungicide Costs

🕔Nov 20, 2015Scientists have sequenced and described a gene that can help wheat to resist four serious fungal diseases, potentially saving billions of dollars in yearly grain losses and reducing the need […]

South Dakota Wheat: Ergot Reported at Grain Elevators

🕔Aug 6, 2015Ergot is showing up in South Dakota’s wheat crop this year. A fungal disease, ergot develops in the wheat head and can contaminate grain leading to rejection or dockage at […]

Nebraska Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Confirmed

🕔Jun 5, 2015Inspection of wheat research plots and a wheat field at the UNL Agricultural Research and Development Center (ARDC) near Mead on June 4 confirmed Fusarium head blight, also known as […]

Louisiana Wheat: Crop Headed Toward Disaster 2015?

🕔May 22, 2015Excessive rain across Louisiana is compounding already existing problems with the 2015 wheat crop and leading to what LSU AgCenter experts call a disastrous season. Wheat is normally harvested from […]

Tennessee Wheat: Disease Risk for Your Area

🕔Apr 27, 2015So far little disease has been noted in Tennessee, but with the warmer and continuing wet weather that can change. Such weather can particularly lead to high risk for Fursarium […]

Georgia: Wheat Leaf Rust Detected, May Want to Check the Field

🕔Mar 27, 2015Leaf rust of wheat has been found in some area wheat fields. It’s been seen in Mitchell county and consultant Wes Briggs found some this week near the airport, here […]

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