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Fusarium Head Blight Alert - June 2, 2017

Jun 5, 2017
The risk of Fusarium head blight and DON contamination is moderate to severe for winter wheat flowering in much of New York at this time.  General rains are expected again on Sunday.  Read more

Weather Outlook - June 1, 2017

Jun 1, 2017
NOAA Northeast Regional Climate Center, Cornell University
Last week temperatures ranged within 4 degrees of normal, with most areas within 2 degrees of normal. Precipitation ranged from 1 to 3 inches. Base 50 growing degree-days ranged from 30 to 100. Read more

Fusarium Head Blight Alert - May 26, 2017

May 30, 2017
Most winter malting barley fields in New York have headed out and the remainder will do so this week.  Foliar sprays of Caramba or Prosaro up to seven days after head emergence may still result in significant FHB and DON suppression. Fungicide products containing strobilurins should not Read more

Weather Outlook - May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017
NOAA Northeast Regional Climate Center, Cornell University
Last week temperatures ranged from 2 to 6 degrees above normal. Precipitation ranged from a trace to 1 inch. Base 50 growing degree-days ranged from 40 to 100. Read more

Delaware County Scissor Cut Report - 5/25/2017

May 25, 2017
Dale Dewing – CCE Delaware County
Hay harvest has been in full swing this week and crops have continued to advance in maturity.  Orchardgrass and bluegrass were in early heading stage and both grass and legumes grew rapidly.  Read more

NWNY Barley Field Update

May 24, 2017
I was out in winter barley fields this week in Genesee, Orleans and Monroe Counties.  SY Tepee that was planted earlier (September) is flowering.  Those planted a little later were heading out but no flowers yet.  Time for fungicide applications!  Read more

Fusarium Head Blight Alert - May 19, 2017

May 22, 2017
Winter malting barley fields in New York range from in the boot to heads fully emerged.  Development is further ahead in the Hudson Valley region. Conditions have been very conducive for local spore production by the Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) fungus. Read more

NYS IPM Weekly Field Crops Pest Report-May 18, 2017

May 22, 2017
View from the Field
Alfalfa Weevil
Mike Stanyard (CCE Northwest NY Dairy and Field Crops Team) reports several fields over threshold for alfalfa weevil and are likely losing yields.  This week at the Valatie Farm I found alfalfa weevil adults as well as 1st and 2nd instar larvae. Read more

Weather Outlook - May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017
NOAA Northeast Regional Climate Center, Cornell University
Last week temperatures ranged from near-normal to 6 degrees below normal. Precipitation ranged from a trace to 2 inches. Base 50 growing degree-days ranged from 0 to 30. Read more

Weather Outlook – May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017
NOAA Northeast Regional Climate Center, Cornell University
Last week temperatures ranged from 4-10 degrees below normal. Precipitation ranged from ½ inch to 3 inches. Base 50 growing degree-days ranged from 0 to 20. Read more

NYS IPM Weekly Field Crops Pest Report - May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017
View from the Field
This week it has been very wet and cold statewide. The rain has slowed corn planting, new seedings and harvesting grass and grass mixes. Statewide there is only about 5% of the corn planted. There were a small number of black cutworm and true armyworm moths caught this week. Read more

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