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LAHOMA, Okla. – The life’s work of the late Raymond Sidwell of Goltry is continuing to provide benefits to agricultural producers across the region, thanks to a new facility that bears his name at the Oklahoma State University Division of Agricultural…

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Wheat disease updates are written by Dr. Bob Hunger, OSU Extension Plant Pathologist Oklahoma: I had limited trips outside of Stillwater this past week, and only was able to contact one County Educator before writing this today.  Wheat around Stillwater…

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Wheat disease updates are written by Dr. Bob Hunger, OSU Extension Plant Pathologist Wheat has advance in maturity across OK this past week flag leaves definitely are emerging around Stillwater.  From reports I’ve received I believe across the state wheat…

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By Tom Royer, OSU Extension Entomologist I have received several reports of (and photos, Figure 1) of bird cherry oat aphid (BCOA) numbers in winter wheat that will require treatment with an insecticide   Bird cherry oat aphids are small (2mm) olive-green…

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Wheat disease updates are written by Dr. Bob Hunger, OSU Extension Plant Pathologist Oklahoma:  This past week I looked at wheat around Stillwater as well as in central OK (Blaine County NW of Oklahoma City; Kingfisher just NW of OKC; Apache in Caddo…

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Temperatures over the weekend were cold enough to cause injury to the Oklahoma wheat crop. As shown in the figure below from the Oklahoma Mesonet many areas of Oklahoma spent several hours below 28F. While temperatures in the wheat canopy might have…

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Wheat disease updates are written by Dr. Bob Hunger, OSU Extension Plant Pathologist Oklahoma –  Foliar diseases are becoming active in Oklahoma.  Around Stillwater I have found both leaf and stripe rust, powdery mildew, and septoria.  Incidence/ severity…

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First hollow stem is the optimal time to remove cattle from wheat pasture (full explanation). This will be the last of the 2016 first hollow stem updates, as the vast majority of varieties are at or well past first hollow stem. Keep in mind that the…

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First hollow stem is the optimal time to remove cattle from wheat pasture (full explanation). We measure first hollow in our September-sown wheat forage plots at Stillwater each year, and normally have approximately 50% of varieties at or past first…

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First hollow stem is the optimal time to remove cattle from wheat pasture (full explanation). We measure first hollow in our September-sown wheat forage plots at Stillwater each year, and normally have approximately 50% of varieties at or past first…
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