Texas Wheat: Triticum a Major Player in Crop Diseases

🕔Jan 31, 2018Knowing 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, 2017Nebraska 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, 2017Planting 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, 2017Kansas 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, 2017Wheat 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 […]

Kansas: Don’t Forget to Control Your Volunteer Wheat!

🕔Aug 9, 2017Producers are gearing up to plant their 2018 wheat crop around north central Kansas! Producers really don’t like the mention of volunteer wheat, but you can always count on it […]

South Dakota Wheat: Managing Residue to Prevent a Green Bridge

🕔Aug 4, 2017Many wheat fields in South Dakota were cut for hay this year due to drought conditions and the need for hay. In some fields where moisture was adequate or rainfall […]

Wheat Streak Virus Yield Losses Create Tension Among Neighbors – DTN

🕔Aug 3, 2017Great Plains wheat growers got a painful refresher course on the importance of the Golden Rule this year — and neighborly responsibility. Kent Eddy was forced to abandon nearly 20% […]

Nebraska Wheat: Protecting 2018 Yields – It’s Critical to Control Volunteer Wheat

🕔Jul 19, 2017In the Nebraska Panhandle, major losses were caused by wheat streak mosaic virus this year. One wheat grower said his winter wheat yields averaged 8-22 bushels/acre. His test weight averaged […]

Winter Wheat: More Fields Abandoned Due to Wheat Streak Mosaic Infection – DTN

🕔Jun 26, 2017The winter wheat harvest will be a lot shorter than usual this year for Kent Eddy. The western Kansas farmer estimates he will only harvest 60% of his wheat crop […]

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