Kentucky Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Management Starts with Variety Selection Sep 21, 2022

    🕔Sep 21, 2022
    The most consistent, problematic disease of wheat in Kentucky and the surrounding region is Fusarium head blight (FHB; also known as scab), caused by the fungus Fusarium graminearum.  This disease can […]

    Ohio Wheat: Head Scab Risk Has Increased Across State Jun 1, 2022

    🕔Jun 1, 2022
    Due largely to rainfall, high relative humidity, and warmer temperatures over the last several days, the risk for head scab is now moderate across most of the state of Ohio, […]

    Ohio Wheat: Low Head Scab Risk May 24, 2022

    🕔May 24, 2022
    Wheat is, or will soon be, flowering in parts of central and northern Ohio. After a relatively slow start to the season, several days of warm weather caused the crop […]

    Pennsylvania Wheat: High Fusarium Head Scab Infection Risk May 20, 2022

    🕔May 20, 2022
    Wheat across southern PA is heading now, while risk for scab infection is currently decreasing with humidity. Be sure to keep an eye on the FHB Risk Assessment Tool as […]

    Missouri Wheat: Control of Fusarium Head Blight (or Scab) May 9, 2022

    🕔May 9, 2022
    Wheat in southeast Missouri is near or at flowering, which suggest that wheat in many other regions of the state is roughly 1 to 2 weeks away. Fusarium Head Blight […]

    Kentucky Wheat: Fungicide Options for Fusarium Head Blight Control Apr 22, 2022

    🕔Apr 22, 2022
    Wheat fields will soon be at the anthesis stage (Feekes 10.51, “flowering”) in Kentucky.  Anthesis is a critical time, as wheat becomes susceptible to infection by Fusarium graminearum, the causal agent […]

    Kansas Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight, Stripe Rust Top Diseases Mar 4, 2022

    🕔Mar 4, 2022
    Kansas State University wheat disease specialist Kelsey Andersen Onofre said stripe rust and Fusarium head blight continue to be top concerns for Kansas wheat producers. Onofre, who recently gave her […]

    Wheat Webinar: Managing Fusarium Head Blight (Scab) – March 15 Feb 16, 2022

    🕔Feb 16, 2022
    A free national webinar event focusing on Fusarium head blight (also known as “scab”) of small grain crops, known as “Scabinar”, will be held on March 15, 2022 at 10:00 […]

    Ohio: Wheat Between Feekes 8-10 and Disease Concerns May 4, 2021

    🕔May 4, 2021
    Wheat is now between Feekes 8 (flag leaf emergence) and Feekes 10 (boot) across the state. Feekes 8 marks the beginning of the period during which we recommend that you […]

    Tennessee Wheat: Stripe Rust, Bacterial Leaf Streak, and Head Scab Risk Apr 30, 2021

    🕔Apr 30, 2021
    To date there have been additional reports of stripe rust in West TN and some fields with bacterial leaf streak. As wheat starts to bloom, continue to monitor the Fusarium […]


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