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5/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
A survey of wheat fields in southeast, south central, and southwest Nebraska May 27-28 showed severe levels of stripe rust. Read more on the disease and management from this Crop Watch article.

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5/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Keep in mind that black cutworm moth activity has been substantial this spring. We now have had 10 locations in our Black Cutworm Monitoring Network that have detected significant flights of this pest species. Also Cereal Leaf Beetles are active in some small grain fields, scouting is recommended. Read more on both pests from this Field Crop News article.

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5/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
U.S. wheat supplies for 2015/16 are projected up 6 percent from 2014/15 on higher beginning stocks and production. Read more of the Wheat Outlook from the full report at the link below.

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5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
Managing leaf diseases is critical for Michigan wheat growers wanting to improving yields. This season, striped rust might warrant particular attention. Read more on the disease from this MSU Extension News article.

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5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
White heads may appear in some wheat fields around the state this year. Sometimes the white heads are just single tillers scattered throughout part or all of a field. And sometimes the white heads occur in small to large patches. There are many causes of white heads. This Agronomy e-Update article includes some of the most common causes and their diagnosis.

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5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
Now is the time to consider fungicide applications for protecting flag leaves. Also, growers in the southern and south central portion of Wisconsin, should start watching the weather and checking the Fusarium head blight (scab) Prediction Center frequently to make a decision about applying fungicides to protect wheat against scab.

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5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
The decision to apply a fungicide to control stripe rust on wheat is based on many factors. Read more on these considerations from this Crop Watch article.

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5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
There are three reasons why growers might need to consider supplemental N fertilizer a little later on in the growing season. Read more on these three reasons from this Crop & Pest Report article.

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5/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
After seemingly being behind throughout the month of April, the wheat crop in Ohio "changed gears" over the last week and is now heading-out in some areas - do not be deceived by the fact that plants still look short in some fields. Read more on heading growth stages from this C.O.R.N. Newsletter article.

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5/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
Growing degree accumulations indicate the potential for black cutworm feeding at several locations around the state and scouting is key for managing this occasional but potentially impactful pest. Vigilance in our small grains and grass hay crops is also warranted as several Midwestern states are reporting significant flights of true armyworm.

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