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Late-Season Weed Escapes in Wisconsin Corn and Soybean Fields

Vince M. Davis, Extension Weed Scientist and Ross Recker, Graduate Research Assistant The potential increase of glyphosate-resistant weeds is a major threat to corn and soybean production across the Nation.  Integrated Weed Management tactics, including diversified herbicide use, are important … Continue reading

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Need to scout for alfalfa weevil after first cut?

Bryan Jensen, University of Wisconsin Integrated Pest Management Program, takes you into the field to show you how to scout and manage alfalfa weevil in Wisconsin field crops. Scouting AFTER first cut harvest is different than scouting before harvest because … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager for May 17

In this issue: Wisconsin Vegetable Update newsletter New video helps with corn replanting descisions Fusarium Head Blight Risk Remains Low for WI Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, May 17 update Managing Hail Damaged Alfalfa and Red Clover   If you would like … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Vegetable Update newsletter

A newsletter for commercial potato and vegetable growers prepared by the University of Wisconsin-Madison vegetable research and extension specialists was updated May 14. editor: Amanda J. Gevens, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Plant Pathology, Extension Plant Pathologist in Potatoes & … Continue reading

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New video helps with corn replanting descisions

Dr. Joe Lauer, University of Wisconsin Agronomy Department and UWEX, takes you into the field to show you how to evaluate your newly planted stand of corn to help determine if you would benefit by replanting. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDc-eGXk2P0[/youtube]   1. Determine … Continue reading

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Fusarium Head Blight Risk Remains Low for WI

Wheat will begin flowering in the southern portion of Wisconsin over the next several days. This is a critical time to determine if the crop is at risk for Fusarium head blight (FHB). Following from our previous updates, a check … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, May 17 update

Krista Hamilton, Survey Entomologist, DATCP Issue No. 6 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/05-17-12.pdf LOOKING AHEAD:  European corn borer egg laying underway FORAGES & GRAINS:  Potato leafhopper counts mostly below-threshold CORN:  Black cutworm infestations noted … Continue reading

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Managing Hail Damaged Alfalfa and Red Clover

Dr Dan Undersander, University of Wisconsin  For determination of keeping stand of new seedings: Determine whether or not the seedlings have developed crowns (pull a plant and feed if ridge between root and top growth which usually develops when plant … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin for May 3, 2012

A new issue of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is now available.  The Wisconsin Pest Bulletin provides up-to-date pest population estimates, pest distribution and development data, pest survey and inspection results, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin for April 26, 2012

The second issue of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is now available.  The Wisconsin Pest Bulletin provides up-to-date pest population estimates, pest distribution and development data, pest survey and inspection results, … Continue reading

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