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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter for July 5

This is the 13th issue of the 25th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager and is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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Growing Winter Wheat Profitably Event

UW-Extension will host a ‘Growing Winter Wheat Profitably’ at the Public Events Building of the Arlington Research Station on July 9 from 10am until 2pm. Winter wheat acreage has decreased in recent years due to dockage at the elevator and … Continue reading

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Fusarium Head Blight: What To Do As You Prepare For Wheat Harvest

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Shawn P. Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Figure 1. FHB on some wheat heads. Note the bleached and reddened appearance of infected kernels.   Fusarium head … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update June 29

Brian Hudelson, Sue Lueloff, John Lake and Ann Joy The PDDC receives samples of many plant and soil samples from around the state. The following diseases/disorders have been identified at the PDDC from June 23, 2018 through June 29, 2018. … Continue reading

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Agronomy Soils Field Day- August 22

Below is the flyer for the Agronomy/Soils Field Day at Arlington Ag Research Station on August 22, 2018. Please add this to your calendars. We hope to see you all there.

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It’s Time for Fireworks and Spores To Fly: Independence Week in Wisconsin Brings White Mold Management Decisions

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Shawn Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Roger Schmidt, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison To read this article … Continue reading

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Pea Aphids: Where did they come from?

Bryan Jensen, Dept. of Entomology and IPM Program After several calls this week along with my own observations it is clear that pea aphids populations in alfalfa fields are much higher than normal. In some cases, that is an understatement. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News- Volume 3, Issue 6

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/y70yf3 This week in the WI Fruit News you can read about: Rain and insecticide applications New fruit team publications, and updates to website Insect Diagnostic Lab update Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic update … Continue reading

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Maintaining Soil Fertility is Important For Soil Health

Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist, Francisco Arriaga, Professor UW Soil Science, Soil Science Specialist, UW-Madison Maintaining soil fertility is important not only for profitable crop production, but also soil health. In a long-term P and K … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 9, June 28

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 9 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/06-28-18.pdf I N S I D E  T H … Continue reading

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