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Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist) and Maxwel Oliveira (UW-Madison Weed Science Postdoctoral Research Associate) The objective of our survey was to evaluate the main weed species and management strategies adopted in Wisconsin cropping systems, particularly in corn … Continue reading
Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology crew scouted the winter wheat uniform variety trials located in Sharon, Wisconsin late last week (April 12, 2018) prior to the latest … Continue reading
Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist In a bean-pod… Use a soybean seed treatment Plant less than 140,000 seeds in white mold areas Target a final stand of 100,000+ plants in productive fields Target a final stand of … Continue reading
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 April 1, 2018 through April 13, 2018. … Continue reading
Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Understanding the growth stages of cereals crops and how to identify them is key to successful cropping and pest management decisions. Although there are several growth staging methods, this guide is based on … Continue reading
Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Early May planting in Wisconsin has been documented to increase yield due to increased light interception (Gaspar and Conley, 2015). Earlier planting dates are able to increase light interception in two ways, … Continue reading
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 March 31, 2018 through April 1, 2018. … Continue reading
This is the 4rd issue of the 25th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager and is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.
Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Winter wheat acres across WI have declined over the past few years due to late grain harvests, disease concerns (FHB or scab) and poor wheat prices, however anyone that lives and works … Continue reading
Arlin Brannstrom, University of Wisconsin Center for Dairy Profitability Low commodity prices did not dampen average agricultural land prices in 2017. The WI Department of Revenue transfer return data finds average agricultural land values were nearly steady in 2017. The … Continue reading