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“If you say to people, ‘This is good for you,’ they won’t eat it,” says professionally trained baker and Oregon State University cereal scientist Andrew Ross. “People like to enjoy what they eat. You need to focus on flavor and texture.”

Oregon State University, University of Idaho and WSU recently released a publication about managing the wheat head armyworm “complex.” The true wheat head armyworm is an invasive species for the region.

Early planters need to worry about the green bridge effect, when diseases such as stripe rust move into the fall-planted wheat from weeds or last year’s crop, particularly if the fall is warm and moist, said Mike Flowers, outgoing extension cereals s

Eastern and Western Oregon wheat disease update. December 2016