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Wisconsin Crop Manager August 15, 2013

The 23nd issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available.  Click below to view this issue.

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 8-15-13

Issue No. 15 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp     PRINT THIS ISSUE I N S I D E   T H I S   I S S U E LOOKING AHEAD:  Western bean cutworm flight expected to subside shortly FORAGES & GRAINS:  Pea aphids favored … Continue reading

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New Android app, Crop Calculators for Corn

Crop Calculators is an Android app that lets corn growers calculate grain yields, maturity dates, and silage price adjustments using their smartphones. This app was created by the NPM program, and is based on university research data from Joe Lauer, … Continue reading

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Vegetable Crop Update 8/13/13

The 16th issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available. Topics in the newsletter include: Late blight updates DSVs and Blitecast for late blight management PDays for early blight management Cucurbit downy mildew updates and management The file linked … Continue reading

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Is that Soybean Mosaic Virus or Herbicide Injury?

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, Vince Davis, Extension Weed Scientist, Department of Agronomy, Shawn Conley, Extension Soybean Specialist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison Calls, photos, and plant samples have been coming in over the last … Continue reading

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Vegetable Disease Update, Supplemental newsletter 6

Supplemental Newsletter No 6 Additional counties with confirmed late blight in WI. Genotypes of recent submissions from Racine, Waushara, and Portage Counties have all been US-23. Supplement includes summary and access to management information. Also, please note that on Monday … Continue reading

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Assessing Hail Damage in Corn

Joe Lauer, UWEX Corn Agronomist This past Tuesday evening, an intense storm with hail and high winds swept through northern Wisconsin. Some hail damage has been reported in western Wisconsin. Any corn knocked down by wind will likely recover since … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Diagnostic Training Center, Aug 9th

Dan Heider, UW-Integrated Pest Management Program Take time now to register for the 2013 Crop Diagnostic Training Center Workshops.  The August 9th Crop and Pest Management Workshop covering 5 corn and soybean topics is just around the corner and filling … Continue reading

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Survey on Weed Management in Switchgrass and other Perennial Crops

Ariel Larson and Mark Renz, Graduate Student and Extension Weed Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison We are currently researching weed management requirements in establishing switchgrass for bioenergy.  To compliment our current efforts to create weed management recommendations during establishment, we have … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Soil Health Trainings

Erika Kluetmeier, Conservation Professional Training Program, University of Wisconsin-Extension The University of Wisconsin’s Conservation Professional Training Program, in partnership with Wisconsin NRCS and the Great Lakes Regional Water Program, is offering a new training series on soil health. The trainings are designed … Continue reading

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