Author Archives: Roger Schmidt

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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Season Final Wis DATCP Pest Bulletin newsletter, 8-29-13

Issue No. 17 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp     PRINT THIS ISSUE PLEASE NOTE:  This is the last regularly scheduled Bulletin for 2013. A final summary issue will be published in November upon completion of the fall … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager 24, 8/22/13

The 24th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available.  Click below to view this issue. Wisconsin Crop Manager 24, 8-22-13, with extras  

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Vegetable Crop Update 17, 8/20/13

The 17th issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available. Topics in the newsletter include: Late blight updates; DSVs (Disease Severity Values)/Blitecast for late blight management PDays for early blight management Cucurbit downy mildew updates Onion downy mildew Release … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 8/22/13

Issue No. 16 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:  Corn earworm migrants continue to arrive FORAGES & GRAINS:  Counts of forage pests generally … Continue reading

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

Brian Hudelson, Ann Joy, Erin DeWinter and Joyce Wu, Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic 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 August 10, 2013 … Continue reading

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