Disease Development Associated with Early-season Hail Damage in Corn
July 7, 2022
Several diseases resulting from hail and wind injury have been verified in corn across the state and are likely to worsen under current environmental conditions.
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.
Crop Diseases Spreading and Increasing
August 6, 2020
Southern rust continues to spread across eastern Nebraska. To date, southern rust has been reported in 45 Nebraska counties. Gray Leaf Spot, Bacterial Leaf Streak and Frogeye Leaf Spot are increasing as well.
Wheat Disease Update
January 27, 2020
In 2019, wet weather during the growing season favored the development of wheat diseases including Fusarium head blight, leaf rust, stripe rust, bacterial streak, and take-all. This update highlights these diseases, the environmental factors that favor their development, and their management.
Corn Disease Update
January 8, 2020
In 2019, wet weather during the growing season favored the development of numerous corn diseases including Physoderma brown spot, bacterial leaf streak, stalk rot diseases, and ear rot diseases. This update highlights these diseases, the environmental factors that favor their development, and their management.
Bacterial Leaf Streak of Corn in Nebraska
June 27, 2019
Bacterial leaf streak of corn is increasing as Nebraska. When scouting, growers should take time to differentiate it from gray leaf spot as fungicides will not work on bacterial leaf streak but will help control gray leaf spot.
Crop Disease Update
August 10, 2018
Plant pathologists report on the corn and soybean diseases they're seeing. Bacterial leaf streak has now been confirmed in 70 counties and Southern rust was confirmed in three more counties.