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FHB Disease Impact Updates

2021 FHB Disease Impact Update

2021 Drought Conditions Minimize Fusarium Head Blight Impact Across the U.S.
 

2021 FHB Disease Impact UpdateThe U.S. Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative (USWBSI) is pleased to announce the publishing of its 2021 Fusarium Head Blight Disease Impact Update. This year commentary from 31 state specialists indicated most growers dealt with drought conditions during the season causing reduced yields and test weights. While very few reports of Fusarium head blight (FHB, also known as scab) were received, a few isolated occurrences were found in some states. Major cases of FHB, however, were reported from Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas.

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Archived FHB Disease Summaries

Fusarium Head Blight in 2020: Minimal to Modest Impact in Most States

Fusarium Head Blight in 2019: Serious Impact in Several States; Minimal to Moderate in Others

Fusarium Head Blight in 2018: Serious in Some States; Low Impact in Majority

Fusarium Head Blight in 2017: Generally Not a Significant Impact

Fusarium Head Blight in 2016: Scab's Impact Low in Majority of U.S. Wheat & Barley Areas

Fusarium Head Blight in 2015: A Vexing Year, Overall

Fusarium Head Blight in 2014: From Nonexistent to Severe

Fusarium Head Blight in 2013: From Benign to Serious

Fusarium Head Blight in 2012: A Minimal Issue

Fusarium Head Blight in 2011: An Overview

Fusarium Head Blight in 2010: An Overview