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Considerations for Switching Soybean Maturity Groups for Delayed Plantings

Shawn P. Conley, State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist John Gaska, Outreach Specialist University of Wisconsin, Madison Delayed corn planting coupled with frequent rainfall events and poor planting conditions have postponed soybean planting across many parts of WI. Since we … Continue reading

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Soybean Planting Date by Maturity Group Considerations for 2015

Article coauthored by Dr. Shawn P. Conley and Adam Gaspar Early May planting in Wisconsin has been documented to increase soybean seed yield due to increased light interception (Gaspar and Conley, 2015).  In theory, earlier planting can potentially intercept greater amounts … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – June 10

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Winter wheat in much of southern and central Wisconsin is now in active anthesis or past anthesis. Spraying for Fusarium head blight (FHB) is not recommended once … Continue reading

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Jeff Polenske, International CCA of the Year!

Bryan Jensen UW Extension The American Society of Agronomy and the International Certified Crop Advisers Program have recently selected Jeff Polenske, Tilth Agronomy, as the 2015 ICCA of the Year. Jeff has over 27 years of Wisconsin crop advising experience … Continue reading

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Vegetable Crop Update June 10, 2015

Amanda Gevens The 13th issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available.  Click on the link below to view this update.

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Herbicide Resistance Management for Giant and Common Ragweed

Liz Bosak, Outreach Specialist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin Weed scientists across the Midwest and Mid-south have identified eleven species of weeds that are of most concern for herbicide resistance because of their ability to compete with crops and … Continue reading

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June 2015 Grain and Livestock Market Outlook

Brenda Boetel – Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Wisconsin-River Falls 715-425-3176 Corn  Corn rated as good or excellent is at 74%, compared to 76% last year. Dollar has been down and lower against the dollar index, which has boosted … Continue reading

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Vegetable Crop Update 6-5-15

Amanda Gevens The 12th 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, Ann Joy and Joyce Wu 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 30, 2015 through June 5, 2015. … Continue reading

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Stalk Borer Management

Bryan Jensen UW Extension Depending on your location, stalk borer movement from grassy weeds to corn has, or will soon start. Although control with foliar insecticides is effective, timing is critical. Stalk borers overwinter as eggs laid on perennial grasses … Continue reading

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