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Shawn P. Conley, Adam C. Roth and John M. Gaska Department of Agronomy University of Wisconsin, Madison The Wisconsin Soybean Performance Trials are conducted each year with the producer’s needs in mind. Our objective is to give producers the information … Continue reading
Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Soybean is the most important oilseed crop in the U.S., and its cultivated area is the second largest after corn (USDA, 2016). The cultivated area includes a wide range of environments that … Continue reading
Joe Lauer, Wisconsin Corn Agronomist We have never had a year like 2016 for high grain yields in the UW Corn Performance Trials. Every location had yields above the 10-year average (see below). For example, at Arlington over the previous … Continue reading
Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist We are embarking on Year #2 of a State‐Wide Project aimed at generating baseline producer data on current soybean management practices in Wisconsin’s production systems. This project is funded by the Wisconsin Soybean … Continue reading
Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison The 2016 growing season is going to end with many challenges for Wisconsin farmers. The excessively wet weather has slowed or ended harvest of corn silage and grain harvest has … Continue reading
Janet van Zoeren, Christelle Guédot, and Amaya Atucha, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Departments of Entomology and Horticulture Here is the 13th issue of the Wisconsin Fruit News: http://go.wisc.edu/9v7bh7 In it you will find information about: Wrapping things up for the summer … Continue reading
Joe Lauer, Wisconsin Corn Agronomist Corn For most of Wisconsin hybrids (~100 day), each plant typically develops 20-21 leaves, silks about 55-60 days after emergence, and matures about 120 days after emergence. All normal plants follow this same general pattern … Continue reading
Damon L. Smith, Plant Pathology, UW-Madison/Extension Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison/Extension It’s been a warm and wet summer and flooding has recently hit many areas hard in Wisconsin. Due to the heavy moisture we have seen during … Continue reading
Carrie Laboski, Professor & Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist There continues to be interest in taking end-of-season corn stalk samples to assess nitrogen (N) management practices. The purpose of this article is to briefly describe the end-of-season corn stalk nitrate … Continue reading
Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist Below is a chart of Potato Disease Risk Values, including new totals from September 16.