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New Pigweed ID card available

Available from the NPM Program!  A new visual guide for identifying two of the pigweed species of special concern in Wisconsin:  Waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus) and Palmer Amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri). Waterhemp is common in Wisconsin and has documented resistance to some … Continue reading

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Thistle Caterpillars in Soybean

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Several calls and questions have come in to both myself and PJ Liesch of the Insect Diagnostic Lab regarding an odd type of caterpillar feeding on soybean. This is an insect call the … Continue reading

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Corn Rootworms

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Northern and Western corn rootworm beetles are emerging and larval feeding is starting to peak. Monitoring root damage over the next few weeks and scouting for beetles in continuous corn will provide useful … Continue reading

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Western Bean Cutworm Update

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Based on degree day accumulations, DATCP’s Pest Bulletin reports and individual calls, the time for Western Bean Cutworm scouting is here for southern Wisconsin and soon will be in all corn growing areas … Continue reading

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Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update, July 21, 2017

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 8, 2017 through July 14, 2017. … Continue reading

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In-Season Corn Disease Management Decisions – 2017

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Tasseling has begun on field corn in the southern region of Wisconsin. With this, comes many questions about applying fungicide to control disease and preserve yield. What diseases are out … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News-July 21, 2017

We hope you enjoy this issue of the Wisconsin Fruit Newsletter, where you can find out about: http://go.wisc.edu/31t8yi *   What’s going on with worker protection *   Integrating biological control into an IPM program *   Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic update * … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 7/21/2017

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist — Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 62 Issue No. 12 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/07-20-17.pdf I N S I D … Continue reading

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Veg Crop Updates Newsletter July 14, 2017

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, Plant Pathology Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison Click here >>>UWEX Veg Crop Updates Newsletter #12<<< In this issue I address the following topics: Utility of copper applications to hail-damaged potato and vegetable crops … Continue reading

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Wisconsin White Mold Risk Maps

Jaime Willbur, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison Risk of apothecial presence and subsequent white mold development has remained steady since last week in non-irrigated fields (Fig. 1). Higher temperatures have offset higher moisture in these drylands situations to keep … Continue reading

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