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Wheat and Corn Pathology Update (4/15/2016)
Last year Louisiana wheat was devastated by Fusarium head blight (scab) because of warm and wet weather conditions during flowering.
Over the past two weeks there have been multiple reports from producers and consultants throughout Louisiana of wheat scab, also known as Fusarium head blight.
As we transition from January to February and wheat begins to show spring growth, it’s time to think about applying topdress N fertilizer.
As much of the state is just gearing up for harvest of corn, soybeans and grain sorghum, it is time to start preparing for the state’s wheat crop.
A recent article discussed how much potential the current wheat crop had but we may be seeing that yield potential in jeopardy due to heavy rains for the past w
In recent weeks, the wheat crop has experienced near optimum growing conditions across much of the state. This has allowed the wheat crop to develop rapidly,
The LSU AgCenter trials for 2012 were plagued by weather-related problems. No yield data were collected from south Louisiana due to poor stands, severe lodging
All, I have been seeing more instances of true armyworms infesting wheat in the North Louisiana.
Wheat that has jointed (Feeke’s GS 6) will start to sustain significant damage around 24-26 ˚F.
It’s the time of year where we will start to see combines rolling through wheat fields around the state.