Category Archives: Crops

Maximizing Forage in Winter Injured and Killed Stands, Spring of 2013

Maximizing Forage in Winter Injured and Killed Stands, Spring of 2013 Dan Undersander, Forage Agronomist We are getting reports of significant alfalfa stand damage across Wisconsin and southern Minnesota. The situations vary from low spots only in fields to significant … Continue reading

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2013 WI Soybean Yield Contest is Announced

2013 WI Soybean Yield Contest is Announced Shawn Conley, WI State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board launches the 4th annual Wisconsin Soybean Yield Contest. The objective of this program is to encourage the development of … Continue reading

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WI Soy Pod Updates

WI Soy Pod Updates The Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board is happy to provide the Wisconsin Soy Pod Updates!  These informational features give Wisconsin soybean growers the latest planting suggestions; insect and disease updates; and outlook on Wisconsin soybean research. To read … Continue reading

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Planting alfalfa-grass mixtures? Check the plant-back restrictions from previous herbicide applications.

Planting alfalfa-grass mixtures? Check the plant-back restrictions from previous herbicide applications Mark Renz Extension Weed Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Alfalfa plantings are predicted to be higher in 2013 than the past several years in Wisconsin.  While most fields will likely … Continue reading

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Forecasted Cold Temperatures will have Little Impact on WI Winter Wheat Crop

Forecasted Cold Temperatures will have Little Impact on WI Winter Wheat Crop Shawn Conley, WI State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist With cold temperatures, snowfall, and ice accumulation predicted over the next two days (April 12 and 13) there are … Continue reading

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Avipel Corn Seed Treatment to Repel Sandhill Cranes Receives 24(c) Label

Avipel Corn Seed Treatment to Repel Sandhill Cranes Receives 24(c) Label Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist Avipel corn seed treatment received a new 24(c) Special Local Need Registration through WI Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection and US EPA.  The … Continue reading

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Slug Management on Soybean

Slug Management on Soybean Ron Hammond, Ph.D. Professor (The Ohio State University) Summary: This presentation will help consultants, growers, and other practitioners in the Midwest, Eastern, and Mid-Atlantic regions manage their slug problems in field crops when using no-till production … Continue reading

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Wheat Stand Assessment: I can tell you if it is alive..too early to say if it is dead!

Wheat Stand Assessment: I can tell you if it is alive..too early to say if it is dead! Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Ice covered wheat fields coupled with strong corn and soybean prices and no field activity … Continue reading

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WSMB Continues Enhanced Nematode Testing Program for 2013

WSMB Continues Enhanced Nematode Testing Program for 2013 Shawn Conley, WI State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Four out of every five animals on earth today is a nematode so it is not surprising that agricultural fields are home to … Continue reading

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New State All-Time Corn Yield Record Set in 2012

New State All-Time Corn Yield Record Set in 2012 Joe Lauer In spite of the 2012 drought, a new all-time state record corn yield was produced in Portage County. The previous all-time record was from Grant county. A total of … Continue reading

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