Press Releases

  • 2022 Colorado Wheat Harvest Update

    July 22, 2022

    July 22, 2022 Another week of high temperatures in Eastern Colorado meant wheat harvest progressed at a rapid pace. As of today, we are calling Colorado’s 2022 wheat harvest 80% complete and estimate it will be near 100% completion on … Continue reading

  • Economic Impact Study Reveals Wheat Stem Sawfly Responsible For $33 Million in Annual Damages

    July 18, 2022

    The Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) and Colorado State University recently released an economic impact study finding the wheat stem sawfly (WSS) causes approximately $33 million in damages annually to Colorado’s wheat crop. The purpose of the study is … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook – July 8, 2022

    July 8, 2022

    Harvest continues to progress, however recent rainfall has caused some delays. Temperatures near 100 degrees are in the forecast for the weekend, meaning that will speed things up. Swathing is also occurring in Northeastern Colorado to help mitigate damage from … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook – June 24, 2022

    June 24, 2022

    After a week of extreme heat, wind and no rain, crop conditions worsened. Not optimal weather for grain fill.  The crop is also starting to change color and is 2% mature. Harvest is anticipated to begin in Northeastern Colorado in … Continue reading

  • Wheat Entomology Newsletter – June 22, 2022

    June 22, 2022

    Dr. Erika Peirce:, 661-607-1789 Dr. Punya Nachappa:, 785-383-4873 Wheat Field Days We had a great time talking to everyone who attended wheat field days! Sadly, Erika and I came down with COVID and had to miss the field … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Disease Newsletter

    June 21, 2022

    Dr. Robyn Roberts Field Crops Pathologist and CSU Assistant Professor* 970-491-8239; @RobynRobertsPhD (Twitter) *Email is the best way to reach me DISEASE OBSERVATIONS Mosaic virus symptom reports are on the rise. Importantly, viruses typically exist in a complex in … Continue reading