CAWG Member Articles

  • Colorado Wheat Entomology Newsletter – May 16, 2022

    May 16, 2022

    Dr. Erika Peirce: Erika.Peirce@colostate.edu, 661-607-1789 Dr. Punya Nachappa: Punya.Nachappa@colostate.edu, 785-383-4873 Wheat Stem Sawfly Sawfly adults began to emerge in Weld and Morgan counties. Adult sawflies can only lay their eggs in wheat plants with a stem, which would be around … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook – May 13, 2022

    May 13, 2022

    Despite last week’s rain, the crop conditions basically remained unchanged this week. This further drives home the point that what remains of Colorado’s wheat crop is living on borrowed time. The rain last week did buy the crop some more … Continue reading

  • 2022 Colorado Wheat Field Days

    May 11, 2022

    Colorado State University Crops Testing is excited to announce the details for the 2022 Wheat Field Days. They are made possible by our farmer-cooperators, seed company and industry partners, and colleagues from the CSU College of Ag. and Ag. Experiment … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Disease Newsletter – May 9, 2022

    May 9, 2022

    Dr. Robyn Roberts Field Crops Pathologist and CSU Assistant Professor Robyn.Roberts@colostate.edu* 970-491-8239; @RobynRobertsPhD (Twitter) *Email is the best way to reach me DISEASE OBSERVATIONS There is still little disease activity in Colorado. There are reports of mosaic virus-like symptoms from … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook – May 6, 2022

    May 6, 2022

    Overall crop condition worsened in this week’s NASS report. This was not surprising considering it had just experienced another week of high wind and high temperatures. However parts of Eastern Colorado received much needed rain later on in the week. … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Entomology Newsletter – May 2, 2022

    May 2, 2022

    Dr. Erika Peirce: Erika.Peirce@colostate.edu, 661-607-1789 Dr. Punya Nachappa: Punya.Nachappa@colostate.edu, 785-383-4873 Brown Wheat Mites Hot and dry conditions have worsened earlier reported brown wheat mite infestations. Multiple reports of heavy brown wheat mite populations near Arriba (Lincoln County) and Lamar (Prowers … Continue reading