Author Archives: rwschmidt

Video: Modifying a no-till drill for cover crop interseeding

Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison A new video from the Nutrient and Pest Management program details how to modify a no-till drill for cover crop interseeding. Smith and the crew at Lancaster Research Station … Continue reading

Posted in Crops, WCM newsletter | Tagged | Comments Off on Video: Modifying a no-till drill for cover crop interseeding

Time to Start Preparing for White Mold Management in Soybean

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Jaime Willbur, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison Originally posted on 6/30/17 at http://fyi.uwex.edu/fieldcroppathology/2017/06/30/time-to-start-preparing-for-white-mold-management-in-soybean/ While many struggled to plant soybeans due to extremely wet weather this season, many fields we have observed … Continue reading

Posted in Plant Disease, WCM newsletter | Tagged | Comments Off on Time to Start Preparing for White Mold Management in Soybean

Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update 6-30-17

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Brian Mueller, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology team has nearly finished all of our assessments of wheat and … Continue reading

Posted in Plant Disease, WCM newsletter | Tagged | Comments Off on Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update 6-30-17

Cover crops following wheat or other small grains – Selection and management guidelines

By Kevin Shelley, UW Nutrient and Pest Management Program Following harvest of winter wheat or other small grains in Wisconsin, if not planted to alfalfa, these fields are often left fallow.  However, with more than 40 percent of the growing … Continue reading

Posted in Crops, WCM newsletter | Tagged | Comments Off on Cover crops following wheat or other small grains – Selection and management guidelines

Non-Nodulating Soybean

Non-Nodulating Soybean  in 2015 and Again in 2016 and Again in 2017 Shawn Conley, WI State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist I have received a deluge (pun intended) of questions regarding the overall lack of soybean nodulation and general pale green coloration … Continue reading

Posted in Crops, WCM newsletter | Tagged | Comments Off on Non-Nodulating Soybean

Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update, 6-29-17

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 June 24, 2017 through June 30, 2017. Plant/Sample Type, Disease/Disorder, Pathogen, County FIELD CROPS    Wheat, Stripe Rust, Puccinia … Continue reading

Posted in Plant Disease, WCM newsletter | Comments Off on Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update, 6-29-17

Vegetable Crop Update 10, June 23, 2017

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, Plant Pathology Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison Newsletter No 10 June 23, 2017 late blight and early blight disease threshold/forecast updates (several locations at/over threshold for late blight DSVs) national late blight updates … Continue reading

Posted in Veg Crop Update | Tagged | Comments Off on Vegetable Crop Update 10, June 23, 2017

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 6/29/17

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 62 Issue No. 10 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/06-29-17.pdf LOOKING AHEAD: Spotted wing drosophila flies appearing in more survey traps FORAGES & GRAINS: … Continue reading

Posted in Insects & Mites, WCM newsletter | Comments Off on Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 6/29/17

Western Bean Cutworm

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Hopefully, most of you have seen DATCP’s Pest Survey Report (subscribe) which indicates some Western bean cutworm have emerged in Wisconsin. I know some of you have because it has prompted a few calls … Continue reading

Posted in Insects & Mites, WCM newsletter | Tagged | Comments Off on Western Bean Cutworm

Weed Identification Series, Wild Buckwheat

Mark Renz UW Madison Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Chelsea Zegler UW Madison Associate Research Specialist Wild buckwheat is also known as black-bindweed or false buckwheat. While this species has been in Wisconsin for well over a century and documented in … Continue reading

Posted in WCM newsletter, Weeds | Tagged | Comments Off on Weed Identification Series, Wild Buckwheat
Page 4 of 24« First...23456...1020...Last »