Category Archives: Crops

Wisconsin Late-Season Soybean Disease Update

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison To read this post from its original site, click here. The calls have been coming in this past week on a couple of soybean diseases. In the southern third of … Continue reading

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Time to Start Getting Alfalfa Field Ready for Winter

Bill Halfman, Monroe County Ag Agent, Carrie Laboski, Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist Management decisions made now can impact how alfalfa stands make it through next winter. This year there were a lot of reports of alfalfa stands coming through winter but … Continue reading

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Survey seeks Wisconsin soybean farmers’ perceptions on dicamba

Dicamba Use in Wisconsin Soybean Production – SURVEY by Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist) In 2017 the Xtend soybean technology was completely launched in the United States (e.g., Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] approval of dicamba-tolerant seed trait … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News – Volume 3, Issue 9

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/0kw6wn   This week in the Wisconsin Fruit Newsletter you can read about: Insect Diagnostic Lab update Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic update Raspberry rust diseases Strawberry root health Cranberry plant and pest degree-days: … Continue reading

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Harvest timing of winter wheat to maximize yield and minimize elevator discounts

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist John Gaska, Senior Outreach Specialist, Adam Roth, Program Manager A research trial was initiated in the fall of 2017 at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Arlington, WI to assess the impact of delayed … Continue reading

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Bt Trait Performance Concerns

Bryan Jensen, Department of Entomology and IPM Program Perhaps not all that surprising was a phone call I recently received regarding poor performance of the Herculex RW (CRY34/35ab1) trait. Although resistance has been documented in other states it was the first … Continue reading

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Starter Fertilizer for Winter Wheat – Two Year Results

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Research trials were initiated in the fall of 2016 and 2017 at four locations (Arlington, Sharon, Chitlon and Fond du Lac) to assess the impact of starter fertilizer on early season growth, … Continue reading

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Response of Four Oat Varieties to a Plant Growth Regulator and Foliar Fungicide Combination-2018

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist In an Oat Shock: • Trivapro fungicide increased oat yield in Badger, Esker and Shelby 427 oat varieties • Trivapro fungicide plus Palisade PGR reduced lodging in all four varieties tested • … Continue reading

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Intensive Winter Wheat Management – 2018

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist John Gaska, Senior Outreach Specialist, Adam Roth, Program Manager, and Spyridon Mourtzinis, Post-doctoral researcher, Agronomy. Damon Smith, Field Crops Plant Pathologist and Brian Mueller, Asst. Researcher, Plant Pathology A research trial was … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News – Volume 3, Issue 8

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/c2s8m6   This week in the Wisconsin Fruit Newsletter you can read about:   Insect Diagnostic Lab update Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic update Insecticides for organic berry production Cranberry plant and pest degree-days: … Continue reading

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