Current Weekly Crop Scouting Report
April 12 - Stripe Rust and Powdery Mildew in wheat
Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension, scouted fields south of Jasper, near Base Line Road for the April 12 crop scouting update.
Wheat was found to be in the boot to heading stages.
“Temporary phosphorus and potassium deficiencies were seen in some fields, likely caused by the wet and cool weather. Phosphorus deficiency usually causes purple leaf tips and potassium deficiency usually causes yellow scorching of the leaf tip edges. These symptoms will likely fade as temperatures warm,” said Scheidt.
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Popular extension publications
MU Extension publication G427, 2015 Cash Rental Rates in Missouri
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