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

🕔Jun 28, 2019Wheat 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 […]

Kansas Wheat: Be on Look for Fusarium Head Blight Jun 20, 2019

🕔Jun 20, 2019A Kansas State University wheat disease specialist says the state’s growers should be on the lookout for Fusarium head blight, also known as head scab, as they prepare to bring […]

Illinois Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk Remains Elevated May 13, 2019

🕔May 13, 2019Persistent humid weather and rains over the last 14 days has significantly elevated the risk of Fusarium head blight (FHB)in the south central portion of Illinois.  Symptoms of FHB will start to […]

Virginia Wheat: Scab Risk on the Rise May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019Fusarium head blight (FHB) risk is continuing to increase in parts of Virginia. Upcoming rain events will increase risk over the next three days (see figure below). Much of the […]

Illinois Wheat: Time to Prepare for Fusarium Head Blight May 3, 2019

🕔May 3, 2019Wheat in the southern part of Illinois is approaching heading or just headed, which means that flowering will start within 4-5 days, depending on temperature (heads produce small yellow anthers) […]

Indiana Wheat: Foliar Disease, Scab Management Options May 3, 2019

🕔May 3, 2019Even though rainy conditions continue to slow planting across the state, we need to keep an eye on winter wheat. These wet conditions will favor many fungal diseases. Already our […]

Virginia Wheat: Increased Scab Risk for Some Areas May 3, 2019

🕔May 3, 2019There is increased risk of Fusarium head blight (FHB) in some parts of Virginia, especially near the Northern Neck and Eastern Shore of Virginia. Wheat in much of the state […]

North Carolina Wheat: Medium-High Risk of Head Scab Apr 22, 2019

🕔Apr 22, 2019Wheat and barley that is flowering today is a medium to high scab risk in widespread, but scattered, regions of the central Tidewater zone. Late-planted fields may not yet be […]

Ohio Wheat: Variety Selection an Important 1st Step to Reducing Scab, Vomitoxin Sep 6, 2017

🕔Sep 6, 2017Even though we did not have high levels of scab and vomitoxin this year, we still need to keep this disease in our minds as we select varieties to plant […]

Pennsylvania Wheat: Scab Risk Remains High Jun 7, 2017

🕔Jun 7, 2017While most of the wheat is PA has headed out and flowered already, some may still be on the younger side in the north. If you still have wheat beginning […]

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