Stories tagged: stripe rust
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
Pink mold plagues Washington wheat fields, surprising farmers and a WSU expert
As snow melted away in the first glimmers of spring sunshine, wheat farmers in southeastern Washington were surprised to find their crops damaged by an unusual culprit: pink snow mold.
Sat., April 30, 2016, 9:31 a.m.
Experts anticipate stripe rust epidemic
Researchers at Washington State University predict the Pacific Northwest, including the Palouse, will see a stripe rust epidemic this year.
Fri., June 8, 2012
Wheat growers eager for some warmth
The recent wave of June rains has been a bonanza for Washington’s wheat growers. Now farmers are ready for some sun and heat to combat what has become a pesky …