Exotic Pest Reporting
Fusarium blight (Fusarium graminearum) is a fungal pathogen of corn, wheat, barley and rice. It was first detected in Virginia in 1987.
Infested grain can cause large yield losses and often produces a toxin that is harmful to both humans and livestock.
07/11/2019 - Fusarium head blight takes hold in wheat fields
07/11/2019 - Head scab found in area wheat
06/13/2019 - 20-year study IDs Fusarium head blight resistance
05/15/2019 - 2018 delivered many DON lessons for corn
05/10/2019 - Fusarium Head Blight Update in Wheat
01/24/2019 - New bacteria strain isolated to reduce zearalenone
11/16/2018 - Farmers ready to get political in 2019
09/21/2018 - Plan now for the 2019 wheat crop
08/30/2018 - Scab returns to Upper Midwest
09/05/2014 - An Overview of Corn Ear Rots
06/20/2014 - Dealing With DON in Wheat