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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – June 2, 2017

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Brian Mueller, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Many winter wheat varieties in Wisconsin are headed out and at, or will be at, anthesis (flowering) this weekend. Currently, the Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Center is ranking much of […]

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Scouting for Soybean Seedling Diseases

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The 2017 planting season has been frustrating for many farmers with frequent rains, wet soils, and cool temperatures. These conditions have resulted in slow, or no planting, for some farmers. To add insult to injury, these conditions are also conducive for many […]

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – May 28, 2017

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Brian Mueller, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology crew spent some time this past week scouting wheat and rating wheat variety trial plots, between planting soybeans and dodging rain storms. Despite the challenging […]

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – May 2, 2017

Brian Mueller, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology crew continues to scout wheat stands in various locations in Wisconsin. The primary disease of focus, remains stripe rust. Late last week we identified yet […]

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – April 21, 2017

Brian Mueller, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology crew has continued to scout wheat in various locations around the state of Wisconsin. Wheat in the southern part of the state is near or […]

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