Category: Timely Topics – Weather Resources

Mild Winter Weather and Wheat Diseases – What to Expect?

Last year at this time, we were wondering whether winter was ever going to end. Remember the 60+ days of snow cover that began in…

“Let’s Talk About AgWeatherNet” Podcast

Episode 49 of Wheat All About It! features Washington State University's weather station system called AgWeatherNet. Join Scott Yates, director of Communications and Producer Relations…

The WSU Wheat Beat Podcast

Introducing the WSU Wheat Beat podcast, a new podcast brought to you by the WSU Extension Dryland Cropping Systems Team. Each week your host, Drew…

What A Difference A Year Makes

Nic Loyd; WSU AgWeatherNet Meteorologist; www.weather.wsu.edu If you have been wondering when warmer, late spring-like weather will finally arrive, you are probably not alone.  Temperatures…

Slime Mold on Wheat

If you are seeing this in your wheat or straw stubble-don’t panic! These little yellow globs are slime molds. Slime molds are in the Myxomycota…

Recent Weather Could Affect Wheat Quality

As wheat harvest gets started in Washington, recent rainfall and cool temperatures have some growers worried about Mother Nature’s fickle ways with their crop.  Rainfall…

How to Calculate Growing Degree Days

You can calculate Fahrenheit Growing Degree Days (F-GDD) from weather data on the internet. Visit uspest.org/wea/. If a page will not load, try refreshing it.  Click…
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