Category Archives: Crops

2018 Wisconsin Oats & Barley Performance Tests

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist The Wisconsin oat and barley performance trials are conducted each year to serve Wisconsin growers. Trials include released varieties, experimental lines from Wisconsin and Midwestern states, and lines from private companies. The … Continue reading

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2018 Corn Silage Fungicide Trial Results: A Story of Vomitoxin

Damon L. Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Brian Mueller, M.S., Assistant Researcher, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison; John Goeser, Ph.D., Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Animal Nutrition and … Continue reading

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Crappy Prices Followed by Crappy Harvest Weather…These Beans Better Not Sprout Too!

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist To view this post on its original blog, click here. The weather outlook does not look promising for any soybeans getting harvested over the next few weeks. This reality has many growers … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News – Volume 3, Issue 12

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/82ztvx This will be our final issue of the Wisconsin Fruit Newsletter for this season. We hope you found it interesting, and look forward to beginning again next spring. Happy fall! This week … Continue reading

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Handling Flooded and Down Corn at Silage and Grain Harvest

  Dr. Joe Lauer, UW-Madison Agronomy and UWEX state corn specialist Rain events during August produced localized flooding affecting numerous corn fields. Recent high winds combined with saturated soils have resulted in lodged corn. All this is occurring at the … Continue reading

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Managing Volunteer Wheat in Late Summer Seeded Alfalfa

Mark Renz, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, University of Wisconsin This summer is shaping up to be a great year for volunteer wheat in our late summer seeded alfalfa stands. This “weed” often raises questions about whether it should be … Continue reading

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Top 8 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment in 2018

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist; John Gaska, Outreach Specialist; Damon Smith, State Field Crops Pathology Specialist Top 8 winter wheat establishment recommendations: Variety selection: please see the 2018 WI Winter Wheat Performance Test Plant new seed (DO … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News – Volume 3, Issue 10

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/z7573w   Cooler temperatures and rainy days herald the beginning of fall and the harvest season. We hope you’re all gearing up for a great harvest season and a great fall — it’s … Continue reading

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Drought Stricken Soybeans..Should I Leave Them or Take Them for Forage?

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Wheat Specialist University of Wisconsin, Madison To read this article from its original blog, click here. Late soybean plantings followed by dry conditions have some northern WI growers considering chopping their soybean as a forage. … Continue reading

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Assessing Flood Damage to Soybean

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Wheat Specialist University of Wisconsin, Madison; Grover Shannon, Emeritus Professor, University of Missouri, Division of Plant Sciences To view this post on the original website, click here. Severe flooding over the weekend has many low-lying soybean … Continue reading

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