Webinar Recording: Wheat Disease, Insect and Crop Management Updates

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Do you want to be ready to manage your wheat this spring?

View the recordings from Part 3 of our online “Wheat Production Series” held on January 29, 2021, where NC State Extension specialists provided the latest crop production information for you on fertilization, insect, and disease management.

Jason Weathington, Cumberland County Agent  – “Introduction and Agenda” (1 minute)

Dr. Anders Huseth, NC State Extension Specialist in Field Crops – “Wheat Insect Pest Management” (19 minutes)

Dr. Christina Cowger, USDA Pathologist in Small Grains  – “Diseases to Watch for in Wheat in 2021″ (23 minutes)

Research papers detailing Dr. Cowger and her colleagues’ work on the probability of a fungicide program resulting in breakeven or net profit can be found below:

Multiple Mid-Atlantic Field Experiments Show No Economic Benefit to Fungicide Application When Fungal Disease Is Absent in Winter Wheat

Evaluating the Profitability of Foliar Fungicide Programs in Mid-Atlantic Soft-Red Winter Wheat Production

Dr. Angela Post, NC State Extension Specialist in Small Grains  – “Spring Management Strategies for High Yielding Wheat” (24 minutes)

Dr. Dale Monks, Agriculture and Natural Resource Program Leader  – “Update from NC State University” (5 minutes)

The participant Q & A session has been edited and added to the end of each speaker’s respective presentation.

If you attended live or watched all 3 of the insect, disease, and crop management videos above please help us improve our programs by answering this 4 question survey!

Written By

Jenny Carleo, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJenny CarleoArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Grain Crops Serves 19 CountiesBased out of IredellCall Jenny Email Jenny N.C. Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Center

Contributing Author

Jason Weathington, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJason WeathingtonExtension Agent, Agriculture - Urban Horticulture Call Jason Email Jason N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County Center
Updated on Feb 19, 2021
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