The possibility of a wet spring in Washington, combined with the early detection of stripe rust, are indicators that growers and consultants should be vigilant in their field scouting, says Washington State University Extension.
Several wheat fields in Banner County in western Nebraska were found with signs of rust in the lower leaves. Based on the last few weeks, this is not surprising as cool, wet conditions favor the development of rust diseases.
On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by Montag, we’re on the road at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky. Jeff Hadacheck from Wisconsin-Madison discusses the long term economic benefits of integrating winter wheat in your corn-soybean rotation. Plus, we visit with Brandon Somers at the Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR) insights meeting. Somers talks about his ideal no-till planter.
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