Nebraska Wheat: Pre-Harvest Hail Elevates Risk for Wheat Streak Mosaic in 2023 Jun 20, 2022

    🕔Jun 20, 2022
    In recent weeks, there have been widespread hailstorms in the wheat growing regions of Nebraska, including the Panhandle, southwest, south-central and southeast. These hailstorms have shattered grain to the ground […]

    Nebraska Wheat: Scout Fields for Early Disease Detection May 3, 2021

    🕔May 3, 2021
    Despite the recent spell of cool temperatures which somewhat slowed down wheat development in Nebraska, growth of the wheat crop is advancing and will continue to do so as temperatures […]

    Nebraska Wheat: Stripe Rust Confirmed in State Jun 1, 2020

    🕔Jun 1, 2020
    During a survey of wheat fields in south central and southeast Nebraska on May 27, stripe rust was found at trace levels in a grower’s wheat field in Thayer County […]

    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 […]

    Nebraska Wheat: Disease Increasing Jun 18, 2018

    🕔Jun 18, 2018
    Isolated thunderstorms and localized rains the last two weeks have created conditions favorable for disease development.  During a wheat plot tour at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC) on […]

    Nebraska Wheat: Stripe Rust and Leaf Rust Update May 15, 2018

    🕔May 15, 2018
    A survey May 9-10 of wheat fields in southeast and south central Nebraska did not reveal any diseases. Wheat growth stage ranged from Feekes 6 (first node detectable) in fields […]

    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 […]

    Nebraska Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Confirmed Jun 5, 2015

    🕔Jun 5, 2015
    Inspection of wheat research plots and a wheat field at the UNL Agricultural Research and Development Center (ARDC) near Mead on June 4 confirmed Fusarium head blight, also known as […]

    Nebraska: Stripe Rust is in the Wheat – Time to Scout May 1, 2015

    🕔May 1, 2015
    A survey of wheat fields in south central and southeast Nebraska on April 27 revealed widespread occurrence of stripe rust in the southernmost tier of counties. Prevalence (percentage of fields […]


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