Wheat Pest and Disease Update

  • March 30, 2015: Wheat Pest and Disease Update

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    March 30, 2015

    From Ned Tisserat, Retired Plant Pathologist, Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Just a quick note on the wheat situation. Winter Kill I have been informed that some areas in the northeastern corner of the state were hit hard by winter … Continue reading

  • March 20, 2015: Wheat Pest and Disease Update

    March 25, 2015

    From Ned Tisserat, Retired Plant Pathologist, Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Ned sends out information concerning wheat diseases in the state on a routine basis. To subscribe to this email, please email Ned at Ned.Tisserat@ColoState.EDU. During the growing season I … Continue reading

  • Wheat Disease Alert – Stinking Smut

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    July 14, 2014

      Problems with wheat smut are being reported in northeast Colorado. Here is some information about this disease. D. Bruce Bosley Extension Agent/Cropping Systems Colorado State University Extension 508 S 10th Ave., Ste 1, Sterling Co 80751 (970) 768-6449 Bruce.Bosley@colostate.edu … Continue reading

  • July 14, 2014 Colorado Winter Wheat Harvest Update

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    July 14, 2014

    Monday, July 14, 2014 (Note: Farmers and elevators, give me a heads-up when harvest starts in your area, please!) Winter wheat harvest is mostly wrapped up in the far southeastern part of the state, but continues along the rest of … Continue reading

  • Stripe Rust Found Near Wiggins; Impact Expected to Be Limited

    June 4, 2014

    From Ned Tisserat, CSU: I have been informed that stripe rust was found in a field just north of Wiggins.  This isn’t totally unexpected since we went through a couple of weeks of relatively cool, wet weather.  This infection probably … Continue reading

  • 2012-13 Eastern Colorado Wheat Stem Sawfly Survey

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    May 22, 2014

    by Terri Randolph, Jack Mangels, Claire Tovrea and Frank Peairs, Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University The wheat stem sawfly, Cephus cinctus Norton, is a major pest of winter and spring wheat throughout the northern Great … Continue reading