Missouri Wheat: Control of Fusarium Head Blight (or Scab) May 9, 2022

🕔May 9, 2022
Wheat in southeast Missouri is near or at flowering, which suggest that wheat in many other regions of the state is roughly 1 to 2 weeks away. Fusarium Head Blight […]

Kentucky Wheat: Fungicide Options for Fusarium Head Blight Control Apr 22, 2022

🕔Apr 22, 2022
Wheat fields will soon be at the anthesis stage (Feekes 10.51, “flowering”) in Kentucky.  Anthesis is a critical time, as wheat becomes susceptible to infection by Fusarium graminearum, the causal agent […]

Kansas Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight, Stripe Rust Top Diseases Mar 4, 2022

🕔Mar 4, 2022
Kansas State University wheat disease specialist Kelsey Andersen Onofre said stripe rust and Fusarium head blight continue to be top concerns for Kansas wheat producers. Onofre, who recently gave her […]

Michigan Wheat: Fungicide Options for Fusarium Head Blight May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
Universities have recommended using group 3 fungicides Prosaro (prothioconazole plus tebuconazole) or Caramba (metconazole) applied at early anthesis (Feekes 10.5.1 or flowering) or within the first six days after flowering to combat […]

Ohio Wheat: Online Tool Helps Assess Scab Risk May 27, 2020

🕔May 27, 2020
The head scab risk tool can be used to assess the risk of head scab and to help guide fungicide application decisions. Here are a few guidelines for using the […]

Indiana Wheat: Foliar Diseases, Fusarium Head Blight Management May 22, 2020

🕔May 22, 2020
Rainy, wet conditions will favor many fungal diseases in wheat. Already our southern neighbors have started reporting multiple diseases in wheat. These include – strip rust and Septoria leaf spot. […]

Kentucky Wheat: Head Scab – To Spray or Not to Spray? May 20, 2020

🕔May 20, 2020
Many wheat producers in the state have already sprayed a fungicide to help protect against Fusarium head blight (scab).  However, some fields in the state were just nearing the beginning […]

Tennessee Wheat: Predicting Head Scab Apr 29, 2020

🕔Apr 29, 2020
Wheat is in bloom across the state and considerations for fungicide applications are being made. While little has been reported on foliar diseases in wheat, the Fusarium Head Blight Prediction […]

Small Grains: Managing Fusarium Head Blight Mar 23, 2020

🕔Mar 23, 2020
Fusarium head blight (FHB) is an economically important disease affecting small grain production worldwide.  The disease is predominantly caused by the fungus Fusarium graminearum in the United States, where infections can decrease […]

Indiana Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight – Things to Consider When Harvesting Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019
Wheat harvest has begun in Southern Indiana. Fusarium head blight (FHB) or scab is one of the most important diseases of wheat and most challenging to prevent. In addition, FHB […]

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