Author Archives: Roger Schmidt

Weed Identification, 2017 Series, Common Chickweed

Mark Renz UW Madison Associate Professor and Extension Specialist (mrenz@wisc.edu), Chelsea Zegler UW Madison Associate Research Specialist (zegler@wisc.edu) Introducing a new Weed ID series of factsheets With everyone gearing up for the field season we thought it would be good to … Continue reading

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Videos: Spring time disease scouting for alfalfa and winter wheat

Here are links to two short videos from Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Damon Smith also has a website here >>> http://fyi.uwex.edu/fieldcroppathology/

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Options for Alfalfa Removal in Spring

Mark Renz Extension Weed Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison While removal of old stands is recommended with fall applications, many fields are now slated for removal due to winter-kill and changes in cropping plans for the field. This can be challenging, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager March 23, 2017

The 4rd issue of the 24th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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Tips for Nitrogen Management in Winter Wheat

Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist In general, apply N early. At 50% of research sites in 2014 to 2016, N application at green-up out yielded application at Zadoks growth stage 30 (GS30, hollow stem – just … Continue reading

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Now is a good time to get manure spreaders calibrated for determining manure nutrient credits

Kevin Shelley, UW NPM Program With profit margins tight, this spring is a good time for manure spreader weighing and calibration on dairy and livestock farms. Determining the weight of an average load of manure is an important step in … Continue reading

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Assessing Your 2017 Winter Wheat Crop Stand and Spring Nitrogen Timing

Top 4 Factors to Consider While Assessing Your 2017 Winter Wheat Crop Stand and Spring Nitrogen Timing Shawn Conley, WI State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist As we begin to contemplate spring and the 2017 winter wheat growing season, many … Continue reading

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Videos: Grain Crops Management in Low-Margin Years

We have recorded a series of talks, “Grain Management in Low-Margin Years”, that address how to best handle different aspects of crop production during low-margin years. These were presented by UWEX state specialists last month throughout Wisconsin at meeting hosted by UW Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension … Continue reading

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2016 Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology Fungicide Tests Summary

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison The 2016 Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology Fungicide Tests Summary is now available online as a downloadable PDF. This report is a concise summary of pesticide related research trials conducted in 2016 … Continue reading

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Pesticide Applicator Training with Simultaneous Spanish Translation on Jan 31

Wisconsin Pesticide Applicator Training with Simultaneous Spanish Translation Entrenamiento de Aplicador de Pesticida– Español January 31st, UW Fond du Lac, 400 University Drive, Room AE-205/206. Registration is required – $30. Glen Nice, PAT program, UW-Madison A pesticide applicator training designed specifically for … Continue reading

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