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Wheat Research Verification Program Update

 

The eleven WRVP fields across the state continue to progress rapidly.  Seven WRVP fields have been treated with fungicides for stripe rust and/or septoria leaf blotch, and the Lonoke County location was scheduled today.  Growth stages range from Feekes GS 10 to GS 10.5.2.  Armyworms were first noticed over a week ago at the Desha county location.  Although damage and pest numbers are on the increase at certain locations, no WRVP fields have warranted treatment yet.  Since armyworm damage can increase so rapidly, we will be scouting all fields closely.  Please continue follow our posts, as information provided here will give current crop conditions and potential threats.  We extend our thanks to the Arkansas Wheat Promotion Board for their continued support of the WRVP program.

CountyVarietyGrowth StageDisease PresentFungicide Applied
Arkansas
Armor RicochetGS 10.5.1Septoria Leaf Blotch and Stripe RustYes
AshleyProgeny 117GS 10.5.1Stripe RustYes
Chicot
Terral 841GS 10.5.1NoneNo
Conway
Armor RicochetGS 10Stripe Rust Yes
Desha
Delta Grow 4500GS 10.2Stripe RustYes
Jefferson
Syngenta ArcadiaGS 10.5.1Stripe Rust Yes
Lafayette
Dixie McAlisterGS 10.5.1Septoria Leaf Blotch and Tan SpotYes
Lincoln
Delta Grow 7500GS 10.5.1Stripe Rust Yes
Lonoke
Armor Ricochet
GS 10.3Stripe Rust and Septoria Leaf BlotchScheduled ASAP
Miller
Croplan Genetics 8302GS 10.5.1NoneNo
Randolph
Coker 9553GS 10.5.2NoneNo

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