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Fertilizer Needs for Wheat following a Drought Carrie A.M. Laboski, Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist As preparations are made for planting the 2013 wheat crop, growers should consider how the 2012 drought might impact their fertilizer needs. There is a … Continue reading
Vegetable Crop Update 9/5/12 The 24th issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available. Click below to view this issue.
Top 8 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment in 2012 Shawn Conley (State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist), John Gaska (Outreach Specialist) Top 8 winter wheat establishment recommendations: 1. Variety selection: please see the 2012 WI Winter Wheat Performance Test 2. … Continue reading
Spider Mites: My Lessons Learned and Varietal Differences Noted Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Like many growers and crop consultants if I don’t see spider mites for another 24 years it will be too soon. As we transition … Continue reading
Late Summer Cutting Management of Alfalfa Dan Undersander (Forage Agronomist) and Bill Bland (Climatologist) Difficult alfalfa harvesting conditions sometimes result in farmers being off schedule for late summer harvesting alfalfa. This raises the question of best management for alfalfa harvest … Continue reading
UW-Extension/Madison Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update Brian Hudelson, Ann Joy, Amanda Zimmerman, Lindsay Wells, Andrew Pape, Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic The PDDC receives samples of many plant samples from around the state. The following diseases/disorders have been identified at … Continue reading
Wisconsin Crop Manager August 30, 2012 The 24th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click below to view this issue.
Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 8/30/12 Issue No. 20 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp PRINT THIS ISSUE PLEASE NOTE: This is the last regularly scheduled bulletin for 2012. A final summary issue will be published in November … Continue reading
Drought 2012: USDA Changes Crop Insurance Rules for Cover Crop Harvesting in Spring 2013 Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison/Extension A recent UW Extension bulletin explained USDA crop insurance rules applying to farmers growing emergency forage or cover … Continue reading
Vegetable Crop Update 8/30/12 The 23rd issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available. Click below to view this issue.