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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease 2014 Update

Damon L. Smith, Field Crops Extension Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison This week I scouted winter wheat in research trials located at the Arlington Agricultural research station. Wheat in the southern part of Wisconsin is starting to green up a bit. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager 3/20/14

The 4th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available.  Follow the link below to view this issue.

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3 minute survey to help UW IPM Program

The University of Wisconsin Integrated Pest Management Program (IPM) would be very appreciative if you could take our anonymous online survey. This survey lets you quickly tell us which UW IPM program activities you find valuable. The estimated time to … Continue reading

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New publication from NPM Program- SnapPlus Prep

Kim Meyers, NPM Southwest Wisconsin Regional Specialist SnapPlus Prep is a new publication available from the Nutrient and Pest Management Program.  It provides guidance to help you write a nutrient management plan using SnapPlus software. The publication includes 8 basic steps … Continue reading

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Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic Update, March 1-7

Brian Hudelson, Ann Joy, Erin DeWinter and Joyce Wu, Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic (PDDC) The following diseases/disorders have been identified at the PDDC from March 1, 2014 through March 7, 2014. Plant/Sample Type, Disease/Disorder, Pathogen, County Potato, Powdery mildew, Oidium … Continue reading

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UWEX Team Forage Launches New Web Site

The University of Wisconsin-Extension Team Forage recently updated their web site. In addition to information about the team and its activities, the site accumulates a variety of forage crop resources available from many experts and disciplines within the University of … Continue reading

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Certified Crop Advisor recognition

Bryan Jensen, IPM Program On behalf of the Wisconsin Certified Crop Adviser Board, we would like to congratulate and recognize those CCA’s who have recently surpassed their 20th anniversary as a Certified Crop Advisor.  Please take some time to review … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue 18

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Issue No. 18 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp    PRINT THIS ISSUE (PDF version) PLEASE NOTE: This final Wisconsin Pest Bulletin of 2013 provides a post-growing season summary … Continue reading

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2013 Soil, Water, & Nutrient Management Update Meetings

 Francisco Arriaga, UW-Madison Soil Science To view this announcement as a PDF follow the link below: http://www.soils.wisc.edu/extension/cal/2013area.pdf The Department of Soil Science and the University of Wisconsin-Cooperative Extension will host eight meetings to provide updates on: Cover crop & fertilizer … Continue reading

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New video: Sudden death syndrome of soybean

Dr. Damon Smith talks about sudden death syndrome (SDS) of soybean. SDS can be a significant problem in years where the spring is wet and cool resulting in infection by the fungus Fusarium virguliforme soon after emergence. However, SDS is … Continue reading

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