Press Releases

  • Wheat Entomology Newsletter – May 30, 2023

    May 31, 2023

    Adam Osterholzer:, 970-222-9568 Dr. Punya Nachappa:, 785-383-4873 Wheat Stem Sawfly We have continued our sweeps twice per week at Orchard and New Raymer, CO. This month’s average catch has deviated significantly from what we observed throughout the month … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook Report – May 26, 2023

    May 26, 2023

    Crop conditions and the drought monitor continued to improve after another week of measurable rainfall in Eastern Colorado. ! Temperatures have been in the low –to- mid 70s this week, which is definitely helping the crop.  Read More Here

  • Colorado Wheat Disease Newsletter – May 23, 2023

    May 23, 2023

    Dr. Robyn Roberts Field Crops Pathologist and CSU Assistant Professor* 970-491-8239 *Email is the best way to reach me SUMMARY The recent rain across much of Colorado has favored development of fungal diseases. Additionally, the first report of plants … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook Report – May 19th, 2023

    May 19, 2023

    Crop conditions and the drought monitor saw improvements this week after some much needed rain. The “excellent”, “good” and “fair” categories all gained points on the conditions report, however, so did the “very poor” category.  This demonstrates the variability in … Continue reading

  • Great Plains Sawfly Survey Project

    May 17, 2023

    There is currently a multi-state collaborative project taking place to determine areas of wheat stem sawfly infestation and current practices related to its mitigation on farm yields and profits. If you are the primary operator of a farm located in … Continue reading

  • 2023 Colorado Wheat Field Days – June 1st-6th

    May 16, 2023

    Colorado State University Crops Testing is excited to announce the details for the 2023 Wheat Field Days. They are made possible by our farmer-cooperators, seed company and industry partners, and our colleagues from the CSU Dept. of Soil and Crop … Continue reading