Greeley Tribune: Wheat rust a growing problem for Colorado, Weld County farmers

Friday, May 22, 2015

Wheat rust, a fungal disease that reduced grain production, has raised major concerns among Colorado farmers. The disease is occurring earlier and more widespread than in the past. Stephen Wegulo, an extension plant pathologist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, said it costs $25 to $30 per acre to treat wheat with a fungicide.

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