Texas Blacklands: Cotton Starting to Emerge; Hessian Fly, Rust Diseases in Wheat Apr 20, 2022

🕔Apr 20, 2022
GENERAL: Most of the area received another timely rain event that will help finish the wheat crop, keep the corn crop growing, and provide enough soil moisture to get cotton […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Lots of Tan Spot, Conditions Conducive for Other Diseases Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
Last week (08-April) in southwestern OK, Gary Strickland (Jackson County Extn Educator) reported seeing only very little stripe rust, but that tan spot was still present in the lower canopy.  […]

Nebraska: Volunteer Wheat Control is Critical for Next Year’s Yields Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Did you know you can lose two wheat crops from one hail storm? It could be yours or your neighbor’s. The first loss is the current wheat crop being hailed. […]

Kansas Wheat: Maximize Next Year’s Yields, Control Volunteer Wheat Now Aug 22, 2019

🕔Aug 22, 2019
Hidden in the stubble of 2019’s wheat harvest, wheat curl mites are moving to find sprouting volunteer wheat seedlings to inhabit and continue the life cycle of wheat streak mosaic […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Little Disease Present, Keep Watch for Rust Jan 22, 2019

🕔Jan 22, 2019
From a wheat disease perspective, this fall and early winter was relatively quiet in Oklahoma. The extremely wet and cool conditions led to incidence of wheat discoloration that resulted in […]

Texas Wheat: Triticum a Major Player in Crop Diseases Jan 31, 2018

🕔Jan 31, 2018
Knowing what diseases are turning wheat fields yellow is half the battle, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research plant pathologist in Amarillo. And sometimes, there’s more going on than […]

Nebraska Wheat: Reducing Disease – 5 Pre-Planting Steps Sep 7, 2017

🕔Sep 7, 2017
Nebraska growers have been severely affected by stripe rust (Figure 1) in their wheat crops for the last decade, particularly in the western half of the state. Stripe rust is […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Disease, Insect Considerations to Make Before Planting This Fall Aug 18, 2017

🕔Aug 18, 2017
Planting date Much of the winter wheat in Oklahoma is sown with the intent of being used as a dual-purpose crop. In such a system, wheat is grazed by cattle […]

Kansas: Wheat Streak Mosaic Caused $76 Mln in Damage in 2017; Start Control for 2018 Now Aug 17, 2017

🕔Aug 17, 2017
Kansas State University officials are joining in on a group effort to help Kansas farmers stop the spread of a destructive wheat disease that took a strong foothold in the […]

Oklahoma: Wheat Streak Mosaic – Get Out and Control Volunteer Wheat Aug 11, 2017

🕔Aug 11, 2017
Wheat streak mosaic (WSM) was a significant disease issue for a number of producers in Oklahoma this past year (Figure 1). This disease, caused by wheat streak mosaic virus, is […]

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