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Here are links to two short videos from Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Damon Smith also has a website here >>> http://fyi.uwex.edu/fieldcroppathology/
Mark Renz Extension Weed Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison While removal of old stands is recommended with fall applications, many fields are now slated for removal due to winter-kill and changes in cropping plans for the field. This can be challenging, … Continue reading
The 4rd issue of the 24th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.
Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist In general, apply N early. At 50% of research sites in 2014 to 2016, N application at green-up out yielded application at Zadoks growth stage 30 (GS30, hollow stem – just … Continue reading
Kevin Shelley, UW NPM Program With profit margins tight, this spring is a good time for manure spreader weighing and calibration on dairy and livestock farms. Determining the weight of an average load of manure is an important step in … Continue reading
Top 4 Factors to Consider While Assessing Your 2017 Winter Wheat Crop Stand and Spring Nitrogen Timing Shawn Conley, WI State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist As we begin to contemplate spring and the 2017 winter wheat growing season, many … Continue reading
We have recorded a series of talks, “Grain Management in Low-Margin Years”, that address how to best handle different aspects of crop production during low-margin years. These were presented by UWEX state specialists last month throughout Wisconsin at meeting hosted by UW Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension … Continue reading
Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison The 2016 Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology Fungicide Tests Summary is now available online as a downloadable PDF. This report is a concise summary of pesticide related research trials conducted in 2016 … Continue reading
Wisconsin Pesticide Applicator Training with Simultaneous Spanish Translation Entrenamiento de Aplicador de Pesticida– Español January 31st, UW Fond du Lac, 400 University Drive, Room AE-205/206. Registration is required – $30. Glen Nice, PAT program, UW-Madison A pesticide applicator training designed specifically for … Continue reading
Lucia Gutierrez and Shawn Conley The Wisconsin oats and barley performance trials are conducted each year and include released varieties, experimental lines from Wisconsin and Midwestern States, and lines from private companies. The main objective of these trials is to … Continue reading