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SDSU Hosts Tours in Pierre Area Winter Wheat/Field Peas

SDSU Hosts Tours in Pierre Area Winter Wheat/Field Peas

DATE: June 26th, 2019 Winter Wheat @Hayes 11 AM CDT Field Peas @ Harrold 4 PM CDT Winter Wheat Variety Trials near Hayes start at 11 AM CST at Hand Farms  Directions: turn south off Hwy 14/34 at the “Brown Church Road”. Travel south 3 miles

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SDSU Hosts Crop Performance Plot Tours in Sully and Potter Counties Winter & Spring Wheat Varieties

SDSU Hosts Crop Performance Plot Tours in Sully and Potter Counties Winter & Spring Wheat Varieties

SDSU Hosts Crop Performance Plot Tours in Sully and Potter Counties Winter & Spring Wheat Varieties DATE: July 2nd, 2019 Winter Wheat, Sully County @ 11 AM CDT Spring Wheat, Potter County @ 4 PM CDT Winter Wheat Variety Trials, 11 AM at Young Farms  Directions:

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SD Mesonet, SD Wheat partner to Bring Weather Station to West River Research Farm, Sturgis

SD Mesonet, SD Wheat partner to Bring Weather Station to West River Research Farm, Sturgis

BROOKINGS, S.D. – The South Dakota Mesonet has installed a new weather station at the West River Research Farm near Sturgis with the support of the South Dakota Wheat Commission. The South Dakota Mesonet is a statewide network of 29 sponsor-supported weather stations operated by South Dakota

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Winter Wheat Breeding Increases Yield Potential

Winter Wheat Breeding Increases Yield Potential

December 18, 2018 Brookings, S.D. – It’s been a good year for winter wheat in South Dakota. “I’m very happy with the results this year,” said South Dakota State University Winter Wheat Breeder Sunish Sehgal. “We have several good experimental lines which showed up to 10 percent increase

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Wheat Stem Maggot Adults Observed in South Dakota Wheat

Wheat Stem Maggot Adults Observed in South Dakota Wheat

December 18, 2018 BROOKINGS, S.D. – The adult wheat stem maggots have been observed in winter wheat fields across South Dakota. However, experts from SDSU Extension, North Dakota and Nebraska say chemical management is not recommended. “Wheat stem maggot feeding, it is still considered a minor injury and chemical

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Winter Wheat Decisions

Winter Wheat Decisions

Written collaboratively by Ruth Beck, Jonathan Kleinjan, Christopher Graham, Emmanuel Byamukama, Adam Varenhorst, and Paul O. Johnson. With winter wheat planting season fast approaching, producers may be facing some difficult planting decisions. The current drought monitor indicates that roughly 30% of the state is experiencing abnormally dry conditions. This is a real concern

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FHB Update from SD, 07/16/18

FHB Update from SD, 07/16/18

Most of the spring wheat is past flowering but for late planted or late maturing spring wheat varieties, flowering may still be going on. These fields are at risk for Fusarium head blight (FHB or scab). The FHB prediction tool is showing moderate to high risk for

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FHB Update from SD, 07/05/18

FHB Update from SD, 07/05/18

The risk for Fusarium head blight (FHB, scab) remains high for the most of the eastern half of the state and some parts of north and southwest SD. Spring wheat that is at flowering or just done flowering may benefit from a triazole fungicide application. Although the

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FHB Update from SD, 06/27/2018

FHB Update from SD, 06/27/2018

Spring wheat is at heading and some of the fields are at flowering growth stage. Current weather conditions are conducive for Fusarium head blight or scab to develop for the majority of the state. The FHB prediction tool is a showing high risk for FHB in susceptible

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FHB Update from SD, 06/18/2018

FHB Update from SD, 06/18/2018

A few areas in the south central and the east are showing some moderate to high risk for Fusarium head blight (FHB). If winter wheat is starting to flower or just got done flowering and you are in these areas, a triazole fungicide is recommended to control

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