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Soil Fertility & Nutrient Management Meetings Announced

Soil Fertility & Nutrient Management Meetings Announced The UW-Madison Dept. of Soil Science has released the dates, times and locations for the annual Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management Meetings. They will occur at eight locations across Wisconsin on December 1, … Continue reading

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Palmer amaranth is in Wisconsin crop production fields

Palmer amaranth is in Wisconsin crop production fields Vince M. Davis, Annual Cropping Systems Weed Scientist Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri S. Watson) is a very problematic annual broadleaf weed for many cotton and soybean producers in the Southern and Mid-southern … Continue reading

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Fertilizer Calculator Spreadsheet

Fertilizer Calculator Spreadsheet Craig Saxe, Agriculture Agent, UWEX Juneau Co. An Excel spreadsheet is now available to help with the math when applying fertilizer to a garden, lawn or small field plot. Using a soil test report and six simple steps, … Continue reading

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2012 Field & Vegetable Crop Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training

2012 Field & Vegetable Crop Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training Sessions The locations and dates of the 2012 Field & Vegetable Crops commercial pesticide applicator training sessions are as follows; the pre-registration deadline is two weeks prior the session date. Janesville: … Continue reading

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Harvesting alfalfa after frost

Harvesting alfalfa after frost Dan Undersander, Forage Agronomist, University of Wisconsin Regarding questions about frost on alfalfa the following pieces of information should be kept in mind: Has the alfalfa has really frozen? – this requires 4 or more hours … Continue reading

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YouTube Video: Soybean Drought Stress in Late Season

YouTube Video: Soybean Drought Stress in Late Season Common issues growers may have concerning soybean yield when affected by drought during late season growth are discuss by Wisconsin State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Dr. Shawn Conley. In an R6 … Continue reading

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Handling immature corn after an early frost

Handling immature corn after an early frost Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomist For many corn growers, the 2011 growing season came to an end last night over much of northern Wisconsin. Corn in many areas had not reached physiological maturity and … Continue reading

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Pasture, Rangeland Forage (PRF) Insurance: New in Wisconsin for 2011

Pasture, Rangeland Forage (PRF) Insurance: New in Wisconsin for 2011 David Moll and Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison   Key Points Pasture, Rangeland Forage (PRF), a new crop insurance policy to protect grazing and forage production, is … Continue reading

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No Matter the Type of Silo – Risk for Silo Gas and Silo Filler’s Disease

No Matter the Type of Silo – Risk for Silo Gas and Silo Filler’s Disease Cheryl Skjolass, Agricultural Safety Specialist, UW-Madison/Cooperative Extension Center for Agricultural Safety and Health The question was asked during a safety presentation “Do we still need … Continue reading

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Calibrating your Forage Harvester’s Yield Monitor

Calibrating your Forage Harvester’s Yield Monitor Matthew Digman, Research Agricultural Engineer, Dairy Forage Research Center (USDA-ARS) and Kevin Shinners, Professor of Agricultural Engineering, University of Wisconsin – Madison Combines have been monitoring yield since the mid-nineties. Back then, forage yield … Continue reading

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