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Wisconsin Fruit News: Volume 1 Issue 3 – May 13, 2016

The 3rd issue of Wisconsin Fruit News is now available. Click on the link below to view this newsletter: https://fruit.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2016/05/Wisconsin-Fruit-News-vol1-issue3.pdf All newsletters will also be posted onto at the Wisconsin Fruit website, available at www.fruit.wisc.edu. There you will also be able to search by category … Continue reading

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UW-Madison/Extension Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek, 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 May 7, 2016 through May 13, 2016. Plant/Sample Type, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager May 12, 2016

The 11th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin: Volume 61 Number 3 May 12, 2016

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection Periodic rainfall during the week benefited crop establishment but slowed seasonal fieldwork across much of the state. An advancing low pressure system on Monday brought an end to the weekend warm spell, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – May 11, 2016

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Brian D. Mueller, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison It was only a matter of time…. Today we confirmed the first observations of stripe rust in Wisconsin for 2016. Brian Mueller, … Continue reading

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Black Cutworms in Corn

Bryan Jensen UW Extension IPM Program DATCP’s Pest Bulletin has been reporting some substantial black cutworm moth flights the last couple weeks from their pheromone trap network and have predicted an anticipated cutting date of May 20th. Although migrating adult … Continue reading

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Corn Agronomy: To replant, or not to replant, that is the question

Farmers are faced with replanting decisions every year. Cold temperatures, wet or crusted soils, and/or pesticide or fertilizer injury may reduce seed germination and seedling emergence. After emergence, stands may be further reduced from insects, diseases, wind, frost, hail, and/or … Continue reading

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BeanCam: Soybean Replant App Ends the Guesswork

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, Department of Agronomy A new Soybean Replant App for iPhones and Android devices helps growers make a data-driven decision to replant or stick with the current crop. The app calculates plant stand (population) by averaging five plant count samples taken … Continue reading

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Think Twice About Replanting Soybeans

Adam P. Gaspar, Shawn P. Conley, & John M. Gaska Deptartment of Agronomy University of Wisconsin-Madison Soybean planting date trends have steadily shifted earlier within the Northern Corn Belt while inclement weather, insect pressure, and disease pressure associated with spring … Continue reading

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Alfalfa Weevil

Bryan Jensen UW Extension and IPM Program Based on May 9th degree day accumulations (map below), the southern Mississippi River valley area of Wisconsin has reached 300 Weevil Degree Days (base 48 F). Now is the time scouting for alfalfa … Continue reading

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