Wheat Pest and Disease Update

  • Wheat Disease Update – June 4, 2020

    June 4, 2020

    Tessa Albrecht: tessa.albrecht@colostate.edu Punya Nachappa: punya.nachappa@colostate.edu We scouted in Julesburg, Holyoke, Yuma and Akron areas this week and found that wheat is looking good in northeastern Colorado. Wheat is pollenating in most varieties. Drought conditions remain throughout most of the … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Disease Update – May 20, 2020

    May 20, 2020

    Tessa Albrecht: tessa.albrecht@colostate.edu Punya Nachappa: punya.nachappa@colostate.edu Overall, wheat is looking good and disease incidence is low. The Wheat Disease Identification Guide is an excellent resource for identifying wheat diseases and management options. https://webdoc.agsci.colostate.edu/wheat/linksfiles/MF2994.pdf. Drought conditions continue to increase across Colorado … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Disease Update – May 4, 2020

    May 4, 2020

    Tessa Albrecht: tessa.albrecht@colostate.edu Punya Nachappa: punya.nachappa@colostate.edu Frost damage Overall, winter wheat is on schedule. There are some regions that are still behind schedule but much of the wheat has started jointing. Mild to moderate frost damage is present across eastern … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Disease Update – April 20, 2019

    April 20, 2020

    Tessa Albrecht: tessa.albrecht@colostate.edu Punya Nachappa: punya.nachappa@colostate.edu Winter wheat is a little behind schedule this year likely due to inadequate moisture and lower than average temperatures. Much of eastern Colorado is experiencing moderate drought conditions and southern Colorado is under moderate … Continue reading

  • Wheat Disease Update – May 31, 2019

    May 31, 2019

    Dr. Tessa Albrecht, Research Scientist and Diagnostician Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Colorado State University Most of the wheat is heading now but still behind schedule in the northeastern part of the state. The rain keeps coming in … Continue reading

  • Wheat Disease Update – May 20

    May 20, 2019

    Dr. Tessa Albrecht, Research Scientist and Diagnostician Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Colorado State University Most of eastern Colorado is enjoying average to above average precipitation and temperatures are a little cooler than normal. In northeastern Colorado much … Continue reading