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Pollinator Habitat Planning Workshop for Farmers and Landowners

Mark Renz, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist University of Wisconsin Madison Interested in pollinator plantings for a client or your own farm? If so consider attending one of two workshops being held in August in Dane county (August 14th Edgerton, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin UWEX Vegetable Crop Update Issue 17

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, UW-Madison Plant Pathology Department Vegetable Crop Updates Newsletter #17 Disease forecasting/Early Blight and Late Blight Status updates (still no late blight in WI, recent report in MN) Cucurbit downy mildew … Continue reading

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Soybean Insect Update

Bryan Jensen, Dept. of Entomology and IPM Program So far this summer, soybean insects have been relatively quiet. However, there have some reports of soybean aphids increasing. That may not be too surprising based on recent weather trends but hot … Continue reading

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Corn Rootworm Beetle Scouting

Bryan Jensen, Department of Entomology and IPM Program We are soon to be in that time period where female corn rootworm beetles will be laying the majority of their eggs. Scouting for adults during this time period can give us … Continue reading

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Intensive Winter Wheat Management – 2018

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist John Gaska, Senior Outreach Specialist, Adam Roth, Program Manager, and Spyridon Mourtzinis, Post-doctoral researcher, Agronomy. Damon Smith, Field Crops Plant Pathologist and Brian Mueller, Asst. Researcher, Plant Pathology A research trial was … Continue reading

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Wisconsin White Mold Risk Maps – July 29, 2018

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison **These maps are for guidance only and should be used with other sources of information and professional advice when determining risk of white mold development. For field-specific predictions, we encourage … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News – Volume 3, Issue 8

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/c2s8m6   This week in the Wisconsin Fruit Newsletter you can read about:   Insect Diagnostic Lab update Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic update Insecticides for organic berry production Cranberry plant and pest degree-days: … Continue reading

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2018 Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials

Shawn P. Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials are conducted each year to give growers information to select the best-performing varieties … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update July 27

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 July 21, 2018 through July 27, 2018. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 13, July 26

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 13 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/07-26-18.pdf I N S I D E  T H … Continue reading

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