Cercospora Leaf Spot Detected in Sugarbeets
July 29, 2022
Periods of high humidity or extended leaf wetness and warm temperatures create the optimal conditions for cercospora leaf spot to develop.
Soil Disease Index, Tool for Managing Sugarbeet Diseases, Available for Growers
December 13, 2021
Since 2003, the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center has offered a pre-plant soil test to producers who need to identify soilborne sugarbeet pathogens in fields that will be planted to sugarbeets.
Additional Gram-positive Bacterial Diseases in Nebraska Crop Production
May 11, 2021
A review of two lesser-known diseases caused by Gram-positive bacterial pathogens that have been observed in Nebraska — bacterial wilt of alfalfa and bacterial mosaic of wheat.
Sugarbeets: Source of the First Gram-Positive Bacterial Disease in Nebraska
March 10, 2021
Nebraska Extension Plant Pathologist Bob Harveson discusses the origins and impact of Gram-positive bacterial pathogens to Nebraska agriculture.
New Chickpea Disease Study Will Begin in 2021
January 29, 2021
With chickpea demand on the rise, UNL researchers are digging into a fungal disease issue that has long-prevented the crop's commercial growth in Nebraska.
Cercospora Leaf Spot Detected in the Panhandle
July 22, 2020
On July 13, symptoms characteristic of Cercospora leaf spot (CLS) were found on lower leaves of sugarbeets from research plots at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center at Scottsbluff.
Specialty Crops Disease Update - 2019
March 19, 2020
The incidence and distribution of crop diseases in western Nebraska have long been known to be influenced based on environmental conditions experienced during that particular year.
Why Should You Prepare and Use Crop Budgets?
December 4, 2019
The 2020 Crop Production Budgets for Nebraska are now available. They include 80 budgets for 15 crops, available in both PDF and customizable Excel formats.