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Brush Management on Working Landscapes in Southwest Wisconsin Field-day

Mark Renz Associate Professor and Extension Weed Specialist Do you have large multiflora rose plants in your pastures? Do you cut back prickly ash only to see it resprout the next spring? Are bush honeysuckles taking over your fence-line? If … Continue reading

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Scouting for Corn Rootworm Beetles

Bryan Jensen UW Extension and IPM Program Although northern and western corn rootworm beetles have been emerged for a while, we are rapidly approaching that time period (early/mid-August through early September) when oviposition will be in full swing. Never before … Continue reading

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Two-Spotted Spider Mite and Soybean Aphid Update

Bryan Jensen UW Extension and IPM Program I recently received a phone call from an independent crop consultant who is finding treatable populations of two-spotted spider mites (TSSM) on soybean. I was surprised because I didn’t think our weather patterns … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials 2016

Shawn Conley, Adam Roth, John Gaska and Damon Smith The Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials are conducted each year to give growers information to select the best- performing varieties that will satisfy their specific goals. The performance trials are conducted … Continue reading

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What is happening in the corn plant during the month of August?

Joe Lauer, Wisconsin Corn Agronomist By August two of three corn yield components, ear number and kernel number, have been determined. The final yield component, kernel weight, will largely be determined during the month of August. Preliminary yield estimates can … Continue reading

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Vegetable Crop Update August 1, 2016

Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist The 21st issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available. Click on the link below to view this update:

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

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek, Jake Kurczewski 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 July 23, 2016 through July 29, 2016. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager July 28, 2016

The 22nd 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 7-28-16

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 61 Issue No. 13 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/07-28-16.pdf I N S I D E  T H I S  I S S U … Continue reading

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Wild Parsnip, an expanding problem along roadsides in Wisconsin

Mark Renz Associate Professor and Extension Specialist. University of Wisconsin Madison Wild parsnip (Pastinaca sativa), a non-native plant, was first discovered in Wisconsin before 1900. Even those this plant has been present for over 100 years populations continue to spread … Continue reading

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