Press Releases

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook Report – May 28, 2021

    May 28, 2021

    There has been drastic improvement in the drought monitor as several locations in Eastern Colorado have received over 6 inches of precipitation in the last month. However there are unfortunately reports that emergence of the Wheat Stem Sawfly is now … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Disease Newsletter – May 24, 2021

    May 24, 2021

    Disease Observations Stripe Rust Stripe rust was found at low incidence and low disease severity at the ARDEC Research Station in Larimer county, mainly on triticale (Figure 1). The cool, wet weather has been favorable for disease development as free-standing … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook Report – May 21, 2021

    May 21, 2021

    Drought conditions continued to improve and most of NE Colorado is no longer in a drought. There is still not much of a change to crop conditions, as the crop is roughly 1/3 Good-Excellent, 1/3 Fair, and 1/3 Poor-Very Poor … Continue reading

  • Wheat Entomology Newsletter – May 17, 2021

    May 17, 2021

    Darren Cockrell: 630-649-4419 Dr. Punya Nachappa: 785-383-4873 Wheat Stem Sawfly – Adult Emergence Wheat stem sawfly larvae collected from Weld County were found to be in early stages of pupation with wing nodes present (Figure 1). Generally adult … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook Report – May 17, 2021

    May 17, 2021

    Recent moisture in Eastern Colorado has lead to an improvement in drought conditions. However there are concerns of poor stand establishment, especially in fields south of I-70. Read the Full Report Here

  • 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