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

🕔May 3, 2019
Wheat 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, 2019
Even 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, 2019
There 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, 2019
Wheat 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, 2017
Even 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, 2017
While 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 […]

Ohio Wheat: Scab Risk Remains Low, Don’t Forget About Foliar Diseases May 23, 2017

🕔May 23, 2017
Wheat 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 […]

Virginia Wheat: Risk of Fusarium Head Blight Infections Is Very High May 3, 2017

🕔May 3, 2017
Following last week’s rain, the risk for Fusarium head blight (FHB or scab) infections has increased, and the risk is very high even for moderately resistant varieties in certain portions […]

Indiana Wheat: Managing Fusarium Head Blight (Scab) Apr 27, 2017

🕔Apr 27, 2017
Wheat growth stages vary greatly across the state, but as wheat is flowering in southern Indiana, or approaching flowering, it is important to consider the risk for Fusarium head blight […]

Kentucky Wheat: Fungicide Application for Protection Against Scab Apr 24, 2017

🕔Apr 24, 2017
Just like the porridge in the “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” story, there is a “just right” timing for when to apply a fungicide for protection against Fusarium head blight […]

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