Wheat Pest and Disease Update

  • Wheat Disease Update – May 21, 2018

    May 21, 2018

    Dr. Kirk Broders, Plant Pathologist Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Colorado State University Most of the eastern part of Colorado has received much needed rainfall in the last month. However, with this moisture comes the increased risk of … Continue reading

  • Wheat Disease Update – April 2, 2018

    April 3, 2018

    Wheat Disease Update – April 2, 2018 Dr. Kirk Broders, Plant Pathologist Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Colorado State University The 2018 wheat season is well underway. The good news is that this is the first disease update, … Continue reading

  • Wheat Disease Update – November 17, 2016

    November 17, 2016

    Wheat Disease Update – November 17, 2016 Dr. Kirk Broders, Plant Pathologist Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Colorado State University The fall of 2016 has been significantly warmer on average in Colorado, with Denver hitting 80 degrees yesterday … Continue reading

  • Wheat Disease Update – September 13, 2016

    September 13, 2016

    Wheat Disease Update – September 13, 2016 Dr. Kirk Broders, Plant Pathologist Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Colorado State University Planting winter wheat is getting underway in Colorado and there are a several disease topics growers need to … Continue reading

  • 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