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 […]

Virginia Wheat: Time to Start Thinking About Scab Fungicides Apr 12, 2017

🕔Apr 12, 2017
Though it is still a little early to be making scab fungicide applications, it is time to start thinking about if and when to apply a fungicide to the wheat […]

Louisiana Wheat: Vernilization Issues, Early Diseases, and Hessian Fly Apr 6, 2017

🕔Apr 6, 2017
I spent the day taking notes in wheat preliminary yield trials and observation plots. We have had a very mild winter and there are many entries that failed to vernalize […]

Delaware Wheat: Flowering Fields at Heightened Scab Risk May 9, 2016

🕔May 9, 2016
Wheat in southern parts of MD and DE, as well as some early flowering varieties, began flowering the latter half of last week and most of the remaining wheat I […]

Indiana Wheat: High Risk for Fusarium Head Blight in South May 6, 2016

🕔May 6, 2016
Wheat that will be flowering over the next few days in southern Indiana is at moderate to high risk for Fusarium head blight (FHB), or scab, development (Figure 1). Last […]

North Carolina Wheat: High Risk of Scab Development May 4, 2016

🕔May 4, 2016
As you can see from the scab risk map (here), the following counties have medium to high scab risk for wheat flowering today (5-4). Pamlico, Craven, Beaufort, Washington, Tyrrell, Hyde, Dare, […]

Virginia Wheat: Scab Risk Increased with Recent Rains May 4, 2016

🕔May 4, 2016
Due to the recent rain, scab risk is increasing in portions of Virginia, especially on the Eastern Shore and coastal areas. The scab risk assessment tool can be found here. […]

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