Spore production was steady during the final week of May, with over twice as many spores captured (1,503 spores/week) compared to the previous four weeks (641 spores total):

Honeydew and sclerotia have been observed in research plots located at the Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center.

Many Kentucky bluegrass seed fields in the area are mature or nearing maturity. Field scouting for honeydew at this time can help identify infected fields which may present difficulties during swathing, harvesting, and seed cleaning operations.

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