Wheat Pest and Disease Update

  • 2020 Colorado Wheat Disease Summary

    August 25, 2020

    Tessa Albrecht: tessa.albrecht@colostate.edu Punya Nachappa: punya.nachappa@colostate.edu Tan spot. Early in the season we had high incidence of tan spot in the lower canopy, but it did not persist into the upper canopy and severity was relatively low. Tan spot is … Continue reading

  • Wheat Disease Update – June 22

    June 22, 2020

    Tessa Albrecht: tessa.albrecht@colostate.edu Punya Nachappa: punya.nachappa@colostate.edu Much of the wheat is turning or has already turned. Hot weather and drought conditions continue to increase and spread north, with 81% of Colorado experiencing drought as of June 16th. High winds and … Continue reading

  • Colorado Crop Progress Report – Week Ending June 14

    June 15, 2020

    From USDA NASS AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY:  Mixed weather throughout Colorado kept a few producers out of the field last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Northwestern counties received rain and snow which … Continue reading

  • 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