Oklahoma Wheat: Assessing Freeze Damage Apr 16, 2020

    🕔Apr 16, 2020
    Temperatures dropped well below freezing in the past hours throughout the state and there is a high potential for freeze injury to Oklahoma wheat (Figure 1). There are several areas […]

    Nebraska: Freeze-Tolerant Crop Research Gets NSF Award Mar 12, 2019

    🕔Mar 12, 2019
    For some plants — like corn, Nebraska’s most widely grown crop — below-zero temperatures trigger a cascade of lethal damage. Freezing conditions cause formation of ice crystals within the plant, […]

    Texas Wheat: Cold Temps Causing Concern Mar 8, 2019

    🕔Mar 8, 2019
    Recent cold temperatures experienced across the state are causing some alarm for wheat producers. On the morning of Tuesday March 5, low temperatures ranged from near 10oF in the northern […]

    Arkansas Corn: What Impact Will Freeze Have on This Year’s Crop? Apr 12, 2018

    🕔Apr 12, 2018
    On the morning of April 8 many across the state experienced a frost or freeze with temperatures ranging from just above freezing to as low as 25 degrees F in […]

    Missouri Corn, Wheat: Cold Damage Concerns Apr 9, 2018

    🕔Apr 9, 2018
    The unseasonably cold, wet spring has presented numerous challenges across the state, especially in areas where corn has already been planted or where wheat has hit the jointing stage. In […]

    Oklahoma Wheat: Impact of Recent Cold Temps on Crops Apr 5, 2018

    🕔Apr 5, 2018
    Temperatures on Easter into Monday (Figure 1) and last night into this morning (Figure 2) dipped low enough throughout a large portion of the state to potentially cause some level […]

    Louisiana Wheat: Will The Crop Take A Hit From Extreme Cold Weather? Jan 4, 2018

    🕔Jan 4, 2018
    Over the past several days Louisiana wheat fields were exposed to below freezing temperatures for several hours. Freezing temperatures are projected to continue through the end of the week (ending […]

    South Carolina Small Grains: Freeze Damage – How Bad In The Pee Dee? Mar 24, 2017

    🕔Mar 24, 2017
    Last week we saw 3 consecutive nights in the 20s, with the lowest reaching 22 in some areas.   Now that a week has passed, we can see the signs […]

    Illinois: How Does Cordgrass Survive a Freeze? Nov 29, 2016

    🕔Nov 29, 2016
    March 2012 was unusually warm. Biomass crops around the Midwest were well established and thriving. But when a late frost came in mid-April, all of that changed. “When I went […]

    Nebraska Corn: Risk of Freeze Damage If You Plant Too Early Apr 20, 2016

    🕔Apr 20, 2016
    With dry conditions the last week and a forecast for rain this weekend, corn planting is progressing rapidly in Nebraska. While warm conditions may persist through April, the potential for […]


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