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FHB Update from SD, 07/01/19

FHB Update from SD, 07/01/19

Most of the winter wheat crop is past the window for fungicide application for FHB (scab) management. However, spring wheat in SD varies from jointing to flowering across the state; therefore, spring wheat may have a long window of exposure to conducive weather conditions for scab to

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FHB Update from SD, 06/17/19

FHB Update from SD, 06/17/19

A good proportion of winter wheat in South Dakota is now in bloom (anthesis) or past bloom as of the week of June 17. The Fusarium head blight (FHB) predicted risk has not changed from last week (remains low) because of generally low relative humidity, which is

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FHB Update from MN, 06/14/19

FHB Update from MN, 06/14/19

Scouts continue to find tan spot in both winter wheat and spring wheat in their second week of scouting. There were no reports for Septoria spp. or leaf rust. The reported incidence and severity of tan spot increased a bit from the previous week. The risk assessment

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FHB Update from MN, 06/11/19

FHB Update from MN, 06/11/19

  Commentary 06/10/2019   Scouts reported tan spot in both winter wheat and spring wheat in their first week of scouting. The risk assessment models mirror their findings as the cooler than normal temperatures were only favorable for tan spot.   The immediate weather forecast not only

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FHB Update from SD, 06/10/19

FHB Update from SD, 06/10/19

Winter wheat in South Dakota ranges from flag leaf to flowering as of the week of June 10. Wheat that is heading or flowering is most prone to Fusarium head blight (FHB or scab) development provided the weather conditions are conducive, since the source of inoculum is

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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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FHB Update from SD, 06/15/2018

FHB Update from SD, 06/15/2018

The risk for Fusarium head blight (FHB) or scab in winter wheat remains low throughout South Dakota. This is because of the dry weather conditions we are currently experiencing. A big portion of northeast part of the state is either abnormally dry or up to D2 (severe

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