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2024 Colorado Wheat Field Days

The 2024 Colorado Wheat Field Days will be held June 6-7 and June 11-12 at eleven different variety trial sites throughout Eastern Colorado (schedule below). The field days are jointly hosted by the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC), the Colorado Wheat Research Foundation (CWRF), Colorado State University (CSU) Crops Testing, CSU Department of Crop and […]

Colorado Wheat Disease Newsletter

Summary: Low levels of stripe rust were detected in Colorado, along with moderate levels viral diseases. Dr. Robin Roberts – Field Crops Pathologist and CSU Assistant Professor Robyn.Roberts@colostate.edu*, 970-491-8239 *Email is the best way to reach me Disease Observations Stripe Rust Stripe rust was found in several counties at low levels (Figure 1). Stripe rust […]

Wheat Entomology Newsletter

Adam Osterholzer: adam.osterholzer@colostate.edu, 970-222-9568 Dr. Punya Nachappa: Punya.Nachappa@colostate.edu, 785-383-4873 Visit our website at: https://www.csuwheatentomology.com/ Wheat Stem Sawfly Adult Flight in New Raymer We have continued our survey for adult sawflies twice per week at 7 sites in New Raymer and 3 sites in Orchard. The graph depicting adult population over the 13-year period is on […]

CoAXium® Group Clamps Down on Violators

In its ongoing commitment to upholding the integrity of the CoAXium® Wheat Production System, the CoAXium® Group has recently addressed a significant violation of the terms of its Grower Stewardship Agreement. The Group’s investigation revealed that a grower in Garfield County, Oklahoma, contravened the policies of the CoAXium® Wheat Production System by saving, cleaning, and […]

Wheat Entomology Newsletter

Request For Crop Rotation Field Sites: CWRF-funded research projectAs part of our CWRF-funded research, we are studying the impacts of crop rotations on sawfly infestations, and we need more field sites! If you are interested in participating, please contact Adam about your rotation history and our team will come to sample your fields. Adam Osterholzer: […]

Colorado Wheat Disease Newsletter

Summary: Low levels of stripe rust was detected in Colorado, along with moderate levels of bacterial and viral diseases. Dr. Robyn Roberts Field Crops Pathologist and CSU Assistant Professor Robyn.Roberts@colostate.edu* 970-491-8239*Email is the best way to reach me Disease Observations Stripe RustStripe rust was found in Kit Carson and Yuma counties at very low levels […]