Author Archives: rwschmidt

Introducing the Wisconsin Fruit website and newsletter

Janet van Zoeren, Christelle Guédot, and Amaya Atucha, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Departments of Entomology and Horticulture We are very excited to announce that we have just launched our updated Wisconsin Fruit website, which you can find at http://fruit.wisc.edu! This … Continue reading

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2015 Corn Herbicide Evaluation Program Results

Mark Renz, Agronomy Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin Extension, Dave Stoltenberg, Agronomy Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison Evaluation of new and existing herbicides for use in corn has annually occurred in Wisconsin for over 30 years. This program continues … Continue reading

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Video: Field Corn Disease Management Update

Damon Smith, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Field Crops Pathology, Extension Field Crops Plant Pathologist In this 25 minute presentation, Dr. Smith talks about scouting for and managing Goss’s wilt and northern corn leaf blight of field corn in Wisconsin. Smith also presents … Continue reading

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Nitrogen Applications to Maximize Winter Wheat Yield

Time Your Spring Nitrogen Applications to Maximize Winter Wheat Yield Carrie A.M. Laboski, Professor and Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist Proper timing of spring N application can significantly increase winter wheat yield. To maximize yields, growers should try to apply N … Continue reading

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Pub: Frost seeding red clover in winter wheat

Grow your own nitrogen! If you plant winter wheat, you have an opportunity to “grow” your own nitrogen (N) to help manage input costs and accrue soil quality benefits. The age-old practice of green manuring, especially in conjunction with wheat, … Continue reading

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Cover cropping – Avoid clover competition

Cover cropping: Avoid clover competition when frost seeding medium red clover into winter wheat Kevin Shelley, UW-Madison Nutrient and Pest Management Program One cover cropping practice used by winter wheat growers involves frost seeding medium red clover seed into the … Continue reading

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Seminar offered on organic grain production and marketing

Organic grain is a fast-growing sector of today’s agricultural economy. Are you or someone you know interested in learning more about organic grain production and marketing? Do you want to benefit from organic grain prices but don’t know how to … Continue reading

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2015 Wisconsin Corn Hybrid Performance Trials

Grain – Silage – Specialty – Organic Every year, the University of Wisconsin Extension-Madison and College of Agricultural and Life Sciences conduct a corn evaluation program, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Crop Improvement Association. The purpose of this program is … Continue reading

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2016 Wisconsin Crop Management Conference, January 12-14

Geoff Siemering, UW-Soil Science Register now for the 2016 Wisconsin Crop Management Conference (January 12-14) On January 12 – 14, 2016 the agribusiness industries of Wisconsin will come together at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison for the Wisconsin Crop … Continue reading

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UW-Madison/Extension Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek, Catherine Wendt, Claire Wisniewski, 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 November 14, 2015 through November 20, … Continue reading

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