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2015 UGA Wheat Production Guide Now Available

The updated Wheat production guide is now available online here. Per Dr. Culpepper – Rye grass control applications need to be made within one week of Christmas AT THE LATEST in order to provide adequate control. If rye grass is not controlled by then, it will remain a persistent problem…
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Stagonospora Leaf/Glume Blotch

  Late yesterday, Ronnie and I were called to check a wheat field for Stagonospora. Stagonospora Leaf/Glume blotch is a fungal disease that appears as a brown lesion surrounded by a yellow halo on the lower leaves of the plant. Sometimes a black spore-producing structure is visible. Lower leaves are…
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Wheat Foliar Disease Update

Just a quick update on wheat leaf rust: leaf rust was observed on an early-planted, highly susceptible variety in the UGA CAES Southwest Georgia Research and Education Center in Plains GA on April 2. There are no indications or reports of wheat leaf rust in other areas of GA. However,…
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