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Historically a problem in southern Alberta, stripe rust has started spreading north, says winter wheat agronomist Janine Paly.

Start scouting: stripe rust in winter wheat is spreading north

Producers across the province need to start scouting their winter wheat fields for signs of stripe rust

Stripe rust overwintering on three winter wheat fields in the Edmonton area is “concerning,” says a provincial winter wheat agronomist. “Last year, stripe rust overwintered in the central Alberta region, near Lacombe, Red Deer, and Olds, which was alarming because it really hasn’t overwintered in years,” said Janine Paly of Ducks Unlimited Canada. “Last year, […] Read more