Author Archives: Roger Schmidt

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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Top 7 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment

Shawn Conley, UWEX Soybean and Small Grains Specialist, John Gaska, Outreach Specialist Top 7 winter wheat establishment recommendations: Variety selection: please see the 2013 WI Winter Wheat Performance Test Plant new seed (don’t plant saved seed). A fungicide seed treatment is … Continue reading

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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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