Unseasonably wet weather in southern Idaho increases risk for a late blight outbreak.

It has been several years since we have had an outbreak of late blight in Idaho. However, the unseasonably wet and moderate weather we’ve had recently has created conditions for potential late blight outbreaks in …

Bulletin number 6, 7/1 – 7/8/2020

No late blight spores have been detected in Idaho yet. With cool and humid temperatures in the Rupert area last week the late blight risk remains moderate. However, with the hot dry weather now in the region the risk of late blight in the rest of the Snake River Valley is low.