Wheat Pest and Disease Update

  • Wheat Rust Information

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    May 20, 2015

    Identification and Management of Stem Rust on Wheat and Barley: Stem Rust Management Identifying Rust Diseases of Wheat and Barley: rustdoc USDA Stripe Rust Information:  USDA Stripe Rust Kansas State Stripe Rust Information:  Wheat_stripe_rust_EP167[1]_1 Foliar Fungicide Efficacy Ratings for Wheat Disease Management 2015:  Wheat_DiseaseEfficacy_2015 … Continue reading

  • May 17, 2015: Wheat Pest and Disease Update

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    May 18, 2015

    From Ned Tisserat, Retired Plant Pathologist, Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Stripe rust As expected the wet weather of the past 10 days has aggravated the strip rust epidemic.  The most intense area of the disease appears to be in … Continue reading

  • May 4, 2015: Wheat Pest and Disease Update

    May 4, 2015

    From Ned Tisserat, Retired Plant Pathologist, Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Stripe Rust: I have had several reports of stripe rust in fields along the I70 corridor.  I suspect the rust is more widespread than that.  The weather this past … Continue reading

  • April 17, 2015: Wheat Pest and Disease Update

    April 18, 2015

    From Ned Tisserat, Retired Plant Pathologist, Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Dr. Thad Gourd, county extension director in Adams County, reported stripe rust in a field near Denver International Airport.   The rust was scattered, but locally heavy in the field.   … Continue reading

  • April 10, 2015: Wheat Pest and Disease Update

    April 10, 2015

    From Ned Tisserat, Retired Plant Pathologist, Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Wheat rusts  There is still nothing to report about rust diseases in Colorado.   Stripe rust was apparently fairly heavy in southcentral Oklahoma warranting fungicide sprays, but only light and … Continue reading

  • Special Report April 7, 2015: Cutworm

    April 7, 2015

    SE Colorado wheat growers are having terrible issues with epic army and pale western cutworm populations.  Click below to get an informational sheet on cutworms that CSU’s Frank Peairs put together to answer some of the frequently asked questions. CutwormsWheat_April2015