The focus of the forecasting effort is now on winter wheat in North Dakota and Northern Minnesota. The spring wheat crop in this area is still 2-3 weeks from the reaching vulnerable growth stages. The risk map is currently showing areas of moderate and high risk in eastern North Dakota. Growers in these areas should consult with local university extension and other advisors to further evaluate the risk of disease and need for fungicide treatment. Selecting the state of interest from the menu to the left of the map will zoom to show more detail and display commentary from local disease specialists.
For more details, go to the FHB Risk assessment tool at http://www.wheatscab.psu.edu
For the latest news and updates from the U.S. Wheat & Barley Scab Initiative, go to https://www.scabusa.org