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A New Field Crops Pathologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

A New Field Crops Pathologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Dr. Damon Smith has joined the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Madison as the new field crops extension pathologist.  He assumed this role as of September … Continue reading

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Drought 2012: Moldy Corn and Crop Insurance

Drought 2012: Moldy Corn and Crop Insurance Damon L. Smith, Plant Pathology (UW-Madison/Extension), Paul D. Mitchell (Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison/Extension) To download this article as a PDF file click here. Corn harvest is beginning throughout Wisconsin and should proceed … Continue reading

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Planting Winter Wheat into Dry Soil

Planting Winter Wheat into Dry Soil Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Dry soil conditions have sparked many questions from growers on how best to establish their winter wheat crop. As we have been reminded in the drought of … Continue reading

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Vegetable Crop Update 9/16/12

Vegetable Crop Update 9/16/12 The 25th issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available. Click below to view this update.

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Wisconsin Crop Manager September 13, 2012

Wisconsin Crop Manager September 13, 2012 The 26th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available.  Click below to view this issue.

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A review of glyphosate use for preharvest weed control

A review of glyphosate use for preharvest weed control Vince M. Davis, Extension Weed Scientist Late-season weed escapes are very prevalent in corn and soybean fields this year. Poor residual herbicide activation and poor postemergence herbicide efficacy is part of … Continue reading

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Harvest Considerations for Variable Soybean Maturity

Harvest Considerations for Variable Soybean Maturity Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Variable soil types, knolls, and drought have left some growers with extreme in-field variability of soybean maturity.   There are areas in fields where the soybean seed is … Continue reading

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Drought Induced Shatter

Drought Induced Shatter Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The drought of 2012 continues to introduce new issues even as we progress into R7 (beginning maturity) soybean.  Reports out of SW WI and verified at our Lancaster research site … Continue reading

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First Announcement for the 2013 Wisconsin Corn Conferences

First Announcement for the 2013 Wisconsin Corn Conferences Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomist Hold the dates of January 22-24, 2013 for the Wisconsin Corn Conferences Profitable corn production is extremely important to Wisconsin agriculture. Farmers today must be well informed about … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager September 6, 2012

Wisconsin Crop Manager September 6, 2012 The 25th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available.  Click below to view this issue.

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