Montana State University

Eva Grimme, Ph.D.

Plant Disease Diagnostician
Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology
121 Plant BioScience Facility
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717-3150

Tel: (406) 994-5150
Fax: (406) 994-7600
eva.grimme@montana.edu

MSU Ag Alerts

Search Past Alerts

**


Subscribe Email Ag Alerts



Subscribe Text Ag Alerts




Author Login

Recent Alerts

White mold update (General)
Description: I’ve gotten more samples and some pictures of the white mold epidemic in NE Montana. Pictures and management recommendations are included in this alert. --Mary Burrows
Alert Period: 07/21/2016 - 08/11/2016
Submitted By: mary burrows
Alert Documents:
White mold on pulse crops (Cropland Diseases)
Description: White mold is active on lentil and chickpea and likely on other broadleaf crops in Montana. Attached to this alert is some information on white mold. --Mary Burrows
Alert Period: 07/19/2016 - 08/09/2016
Submitted By: mary burrows
Alert Documents:
Updated fungicide table for pulse crops (Cropland Diseases)
Description: Attached is the current foliar fungicide table for pulse crops. Note one product labelled on chickpeas has been added. The product does have efficacy on white mold and grey mold. If there are any more corrections let me knmow! --Mary Burrows
Alert Period: 07/19/2016 - 08/16/2016
Submitted By: mary burrows
Alert Documents:
. Late-season stripe rust in winter and spring wheat (Cropland Diseases)
Description: I’ve gotten a lot of calls, emails and texts on stripe rust today. I just thought a bit of review was called for and a more information on late?season infections. --Mary Burrows
Alert Period: 07/18/2016 - 08/15/2016
Submitted By: mary burrows
Alert Documents:
Be Aware of the Montana Pesticide Disposal Program and 2016 Disposal Sites (General)
Description: Environmental and human health risks increase the longer a pesticide is held in storage due to corrosion of pesticide containers. Pesticide applicators should be aware of the pesticide waste disposal program and 2016 disposal sites.
Alert Period: 07/07/2016 - 09/29/2016
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
Alert Documents:
PLW and Yellowing Pea Fields (General)
Description: Pea leaf weevil (PLW) is abundant in Montana this year. Yellowing of developing pea fields has been observed in association with PLW infestation. This is not a typical symptom of PLW infestation and the cause is unknown. The attached AgAlert lists several points to consider when determining the cause of this symptom.
Alert Period: 06/21/2016 - 07/29/2016
Submitted By: Kevin Wanner
Alert Documents:
PEA DISEASE DIAGNOSTIC SERIES NOW AVAILABLE (Cropland Diseases)
Description: A pea disease guide has been published by NDSU, and is a cooperative activity of the NC-IPM Center. See details attached. Thanks, --Mary
Alert Period: 06/16/2016 - 07/28/2016
Submitted By: mary burrows
Alert Documents:
Many Reports of Plant Injury due to Non-target Drift and Carryover. (Pesticides)
Description: The Montana State University Pesticide Education Program has received numerous reports of non-target plant injury due to drift and residual carryover of herbicides. Applicators should pay special attention to their particular mode of action and the potential for drift / carryover towards susceptible fields.
Alert Period: 06/15/2016 - 08/11/2016
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
Alert Documents:
Vertebrate Pest Identification Key (General)
Description: The Montana Department of Agriculture has produced a Vertebrate Pest Identification Key to help residents and producers accurately identify the signs of common vertebrate pests that damage turf and crops.
Alert Period: 05/13/2016 - 08/01/2016
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
Alert Documents:
Wheat and pulse fungicide tables (Cropland Diseases)
Description: Apologies, I uploaded the wrong file last night. Attached is the 2016 fungicide table for wheat. I've also uploaded the pea foliar and seed treatment tables while I"m at it. Sorry for the duplicate agalert, and thank you to alert readers! --Mary
Alert Period: 04/15/2016 - 09/15/2016
Submitted By: mary burrows
Alert Documents: