Virginia Wheat: Disease Pressure Low, Be Ready to Spray for Fusarium Head Blight Apr 29, 2021

    🕔Apr 29, 2021
    After looking at some wheat fields this morning I believe most of Virginia’s wheat is between head emergence (Feekes 10.3) and flowering (10.5.1). Wheat disease pressure has been low but […]

    Kentucky Wheat: Head Scab – To Spray or Not to Spray? May 20, 2020

    🕔May 20, 2020
    Many wheat producers in the state have already sprayed a fungicide to help protect against Fusarium head blight (scab).  However, some fields in the state were just nearing the beginning […]

    Indiana Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight – Things to Consider When Harvesting Jun 28, 2019

    🕔Jun 28, 2019
    Wheat harvest has begun in Southern Indiana. Fusarium head blight (FHB) or scab is one of the most important diseases of wheat and most challenging to prevent. In addition, FHB […]

    Kansas Wheat: Be on Look for Fusarium Head Blight Jun 20, 2019

    🕔Jun 20, 2019
    A Kansas State University wheat disease specialist says the state’s growers should be on the lookout for Fusarium head blight, also known as head scab, as they prepare to bring […]

    Nebraska Wheat: Disease Pressure on the Rise Jun 12, 2019

    🕔Jun 12, 2019
    Surveys of wheat fields in southeast Nebraska during the week of June 3 revealed a significant increase in diseases from the previous week. In plots at the University’s Havelock Research […]

    Illinois Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk Remains Elevated May 13, 2019

    🕔May 13, 2019
    Persistent humid weather and rains over the last 14 days has significantly elevated the risk of Fusarium head blight (FHB)in the south central portion of Illinois.  Symptoms of FHB will start to […]

    Virginia Wheat: Scab Risk on the Rise May 10, 2019

    🕔May 10, 2019
    Fusarium head blight (FHB) risk is continuing to increase in parts of Virginia. Upcoming rain events will increase risk over the next three days (see figure below). Much of the […]

    Illinois Wheat: Time to Prepare for Fusarium Head Blight May 3, 2019

    🕔May 3, 2019
    Wheat in the southern part of Illinois is approaching heading or just headed, which means that flowering will start within 4-5 days, depending on temperature (heads produce small yellow anthers) […]

    Indiana Wheat: Foliar Disease, Scab Management Options May 3, 2019

    🕔May 3, 2019
    Even though rainy conditions continue to slow planting across the state, we need to keep an eye on winter wheat. These wet conditions will favor many fungal diseases. Already our […]

    Virginia Wheat: Increased Scab Risk for Some Areas May 3, 2019

    🕔May 3, 2019
    There is increased risk of Fusarium head blight (FHB) in some parts of Virginia, especially near the Northern Neck and Eastern Shore of Virginia. Wheat in much of the state […]


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