April 29, 2016

Wheat field in Saline County April 28, 2016
Figure 1. A healthy-looking wheat field in Saline County on April 28. Recent rains boosted wheat growth, but created conditions favorable for wheat disease. Growers are encouraged to scout and treat if necessary to protect the flag leaf. (Photos by Stephen Wegulo)

CropWatch April 29, 2016

Wheat Production
  • Conditions Favorable for Wheat Diseases. If stripe rust, fungal leaf spot diseases, or powdery mildew are present at low to moderate levels in your wheat, consider applying a fungicide to protect the flag leaf.
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