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Corn Late Planting/Replanting Guidelines

Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomist This week many farmers will be evaluating corn stands. Find useful links to publications below. http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Pubs/UWEX/A3353.pdf http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Management/L004.aspx

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Vegetable Crop Update May 22, 2017

Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist 2017’s 5th issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available. In this edition, please find information on disease updates for late blight and cucurbit downy mildew and an updated list … Continue reading

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Rain Rain Go Away Do I Switch to Soybean From Zea May(s)

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist As growers begin to contemplate switching intended corn acres to soybean, here is a quick checklist of points and questions to consider or reconsider before making that switch. Do I have a … Continue reading

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Grain Management in Low-Margin Years

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The Winter Grain Meeting series entitled: Grain Management in Low-Margin Years was a new focused series of outreach events that aimed to help grain farmers in Wisconsin increase their profitability and reduce … Continue reading

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Managing 2,4-D and Dicamba in Enlist™ and Xtend® Soybean

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Enlist™ and Xtend® traits are engineered to provide resistance to the group 4 synthetic auxin herbicides 2,4-D and dicamba, respectively. These traits allow, for the first time, POST applications for control of … Continue reading

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

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek, Jake Kurczewski and Ann Joy 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 May 13, 2017 through May 19, 2017. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager May 18, 2017

The 9th issue of the 24th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin issues #4 available

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection 5/18/2017 Issue No. 4 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/05-18-17.pdf

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Row Spacing and Seeding Rate and Effects on Weed Management

Shawn P. Conley, Ph.D., Soybean & Wheat Extension Specialist Pigweeds are among the most abundant and troublesome weed species across the Midwest and Midsouth because of their prolific seed production capacity and their ability to rapidly evolve herbicide resistance. This … Continue reading

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Soybean Emergence and Germination Common Issues

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Attached please find a YouTube video that addresses Soybean Emergence and Germination Common Issues. Loss of cotyledons from last night’s hail events across the Midwest would cause similar yield loss as that … Continue reading

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