Wheat Disease Update for June 1, 2023
June 1, 2023
Tan spot was identified in several fields recently surveyed in the Panhandle, and though Fusarium head blight hasn't been observed in fields yet, parts of western Nebraska are currently at high risk for infection.
Wheat Disease Update for May 18, 2023
May 18, 2023
Though stripe rust has been sighted in southern Kansas wheat fields, there have been no signs of disease in Nebraska wheat as of yet.
Sample for Soybean Cyst Nematode This Fall
September 29, 2022
Soil testing is the only way to accurately identify and monitor soybean cyst nematode, which may be the cause of unidentifiable yield loss during fall harvest.
Soybean Disease Update: White Mold
August 11, 2022
Reports of white mold are being received from fields in Polk and Seward counties — while it is too late to manage infection this year, Nebraska producers have options for limiting white mold in next year's soybean crop.
Phytophthora Root and Stem Rot is Appearing in Nebraska Soybean Fields
July 21, 2022
Disease development will be most rapid in low areas of the field that are poorly drained or where compacted soils are present, but can occur in well-drained fields during periods of excessive moisture.
Fungicide Resistance and Management of Frogeye Leaf Spot of Soybean in Nebraska
June 16, 2022
Frogeye leaf spot — which will likely begin appearing in Nebraska soybeans within the next few weeks — can cause significant yield loss, but there are effective management options available.
Alfalfa Seed Selection to Help Manage Diseases
April 6, 2022
As you think about selecting alfalfa varieties to plant this year, be sure to consider varieties available with greater resistance to diseases like anthracnose and Phytophthora root rot.
Seed Selection Can Help Manage Diseases Next Year
October 27, 2021
Reviewing diseases that have caused issues in previous years can help you select more disease-resistant corn hybrids and soybean varieties for the upcoming growing season.