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Timely Videos about Brown Stem Rot, Sudden Death Syndrome of Soybean

Damon Smith, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology Two short videos timely for telling the difference between the two diseases are linked here. Damon Smith talks about brown stem rot (BSR) of soybean. BSR can be a significant problem in years where the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin DATCP Pest Bulletin, Aug 17, 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. 16 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/08-17-17.pdf LOOKING AHEAD: Annual corn rootworm survey … Continue reading

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WI Vegetable Crop Update No. 17- August 11, 2017

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, Plant Pathology Department PDF >>> UWEX Vegetable Crop Updates Newsletter #17   Includes: late blight and early blight risks based on weather, late blight confirmations for WI and the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Midseason Corn Disease Update

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology crew has scouted corn from the southern portion of Wisconsin, to as far north as Spooner. Overall, disease levels are low. We have run into … Continue reading

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Wisconsin White Mold Risk Update – August 5

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Jaime Willbur, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison Using Sclero-cast: A Soybean White Mold Prediction Model **This tool is for guidance only and should be used with other sources of information … Continue reading

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Potato Leafhopper Update for field crops in WI

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Alfalfa Surprising, at least to me, potato leafhopper (PLH) populations have been relatively high in alfalfa this summer despite frequent and heavy rains. Typically, PLH populations peak during periods of hot dry weather. Go … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update, July 28

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 22, 2017 through July 28, 2017. … Continue reading

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Japanese Beetle info for WI Corn and Soybean Growers

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program A number of questions and several sightings of Japanese beetles have occurred this past week.  Emergence is well under way and damage has been evident in susceptible ornamentals as well as soybean.  This summer’s … Continue reading

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Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update, 7-14-17

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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Kernza, Cover Crops and Conservation Field Day at Lancaster July 19

Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Kernza, Cover Crops and Conservation Field Day will provide research updates on projects that enhance soil health and farm profits, as well as an opportunity to see a … Continue reading

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