Wheat Pest and Disease Update

  • Stripe Rust Update – April 11, 2016

    April 11, 2016

    Update from Kirk Broders, Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University. Wheat in the Fort Collins area varies, but most is still in the tillering stage (Feekes 5). Wheat around the state is … Continue reading

  • Stripe Rust Discovered in Colorado

    March 31, 2016

    Rust diseases are among the most widespread and devastating economically diseases of cereal crops worldwide. The fungi that cause these diseases are notorious for their ability to increase rapidly and overcome the resistance of wheat or barley varieties. The potential … Continue reading

  • Agronomic Recommendations from Syngenta

    March 29, 2016

    Syngenta Crop Update: With winter wheat breaking dormancy, what are the next steps for growers? As temperatures rise and winter wheat continues to break dormancy across the country, Syngenta reminds growers to keep a close eye on their crops to … Continue reading

  • Stripe Rust Found in Colorado

    March 23, 2016

    Update from Kirk Broders, Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University. It happened earlier than I expected, but we received our first confirmed report of stripe rust in eastern Colorado today. We had … Continue reading

  • Wheat Rust Update – March 21

    March 21, 2016

    Wheat Rust update from Kirk Broders and Erick De Wolf: Update from Kirk Broders, Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University. Stripe rust has been found in southeast Kansas and with the cool weather … Continue reading

  • Stripe Rust Update

    March 10, 2016

    Update on Stripe Rust from Kirk Broders, Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University. Both stripe and leaf rust are active in southern Texas, with 1 report of stripe rust in Oklahoma. Below is a … Continue reading