Wheat Disease Update: Overview of the 2022 Growing Season
June 24, 2022
The major factors that have impacted the wheat crop in 2022 are drought-like conditions — especially in western Nebraska, where freeze damage also caused significant injury — hail, and the virus diseases wheat streak mosaic and barley yellow dwarf.
Pre-harvest Hail in 2022 Elevates the Risk for Wheat Streak Mosaic in 2023
June 17, 2022
This year, given the widespread pre-harvest hail in Nebraska wheat, it's crucial to take measures that will minimize the risk of occurrence of wheat streak mosaic in next year’s winter wheat crop.
Wheat Disease Update — June 10
June 10, 2022
Growers in southeast Nebraska have detected trace levels of foliar fungal diseases in wheat fields; no rust diseases have been reported yet.
Wheat Disease Update: Barley Yellow Dwarf and Wheat Streak Mosaic
June 9, 2022
Widespread wheat streak mosaic and severe barley yellow dwarf have been scouted in Panhandle wheat fields.
Wheat Disease Update: May 19
May 20, 2022
Recent drought-like conditions have slowed the onset of diseases in wheat fields, with only trace levels of diseases observed in southeast Nebraska so far.
Wheat Disease Update
June 18, 2021
The majority of fields visited in southern Nebraska this week had only trace levels of Fusarium head blight, but moderate to high levels of FHB were observed in susceptible varieties in a state variety trial in Red Willow County.
Trace to Low Levels of Fusarium Head Blight Observed in Wheat Fields in South-central and Southeast Nebraska
June 10, 2021
In southern Nebraska, Fusarium head blight has been observed. In other parts of the state, hot temperatures have slowed the development of new stripe rust, but heavily infected fields are now experiencing accelerated drying out of leaves.
Wheat Disease Update: Stripe Rust, Leaf Rust, and Fusarium Head Blight
June 4, 2021
This week high levels of stripe rust and leaf rust were observed in wheat plots at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC) near Mead, Sauders County, and at Havelock Farm in Lincoln, Lancaster County.