Market Journal Looks at What to be Scouting For
On this week's Market Journal Stephen Wegulo, UNL extension plant pathologist, discusses developing diseases in wheat. Some Nebraska wheat fields may be experiencing problems with Fusarium head blight, rust, or bacterial leaf streak. For more information on winter wheat diseases, see Wegulo's recent CW article or the Wheat Plant Disease section of CropWatch.
Also on this week's show:
- Corn and Soybean Scouting — Bob Wright, UNL extension entomologist, says corn and soybean farmers can be scouting for common stalk borer and bean leaf beetle. For common stalk borer treatment recommendations, see Wright's article in this week's CropWatch.
- Corn Seedling and Disease Issues — Tamra Jackson-Ziems, UNL extension plant pathologist, discusses corn seedling diseases, Goss's wilt, and sampling for nematodes. For more information on corn diseases see the Corn Disease section in CropWatch and these videos with Jackson-Ziems.
- Weather Forecast — State Climatologist Al Dutcher gives his forecast for the coming week.
View this week's program, as well as previous programs, online at marketjournal.unl.edu and watch for future broadcasts on these networks.
- NET1 – Saturday, 7 a.m. CT
- NET2 – Sunday, 9 a.m. CT
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