Press Releases

  • Colorado Wheat Disease Newsletter

    May 10, 2021

    Dr. Robyn Roberts Field Crops Pathologist and Assistant Professor* 970-491-8239; @RobynRobertsPhD (Twitter) *Email is the best way to reach me DISEASE OBSERVATIONS Tan spot (caused by the fungus Pyrenophora tritici-repentis) was observed in Prowers, Kiowa, Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Washington, … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook Report – May 7, 2021

    May 7, 2021

    There was little change in the overall crop condition, but improvement in the drought monitor thanks to recent precipitation. A portion of Northeastern Colorado is now normal or abnormally dry. However, south of I-70 it is a different story. Click … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook Report – April 30, 2021

    April 30, 2021

    There has not been much of a change in the crop condition over the last month, however there was a small improvement in the drought monitor. The biggest story this week is the crazy weather Eastern Colorado has experienced – … Continue reading

  • 2021 Colorado Wheat Field Days Schedule

    April 27, 2021

    The 2021 Colorado Wheat Field Days will be held June 10-16 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 Association of Wheat … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Entomology Newsletter

    April 19, 2021

    Darren Cockrell:, 630-649-4419 Dr. Punya Nachappa:, 785-383-4873 Introduction Hello, this year we are starting a new Wheat Entomology Newsletter, led by Darren Cockrell, Research Associate and myself, Dr. Punya Nachappa, entomologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of … Continue reading

  • Colorado Crop Progress – Week Ending April 11

    April 12, 2021

    From USDA-NASS AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Dry and windy weather was prevalent throughout the state last week as spring fieldwork continue according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. In northeastern counties, planting preparations progressed but … Continue reading