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Waterhemp Management Challenge Plot Tour

Rodrigo Werle, University of Wisconsin-Madison and UW Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist; Dan Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program University of Wisconsin-Madison According to our recent SURVEY, waterhemp has become the most concerning weed species in row crop production in Wisconsin. The University … Continue reading

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Wisconsin UWEX Vegetable Crop Update Issue 12

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, UW-Madison Plant Pathology Department Vegetable Crop Updates Newsletter #12 late blight and early blight disease risk updates (most locations have surpassed DSV 18 threshold for late blight management) national late … Continue reading

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New Videos: Early Season Soybean Management

Potential Causes of Poor Soybean Emergence in Cool Wet Soils Dr. Damon Smith, University of Wisconsin-Madison, visits a soybean field that shows signs of low emergence due to soil crusting and Pythium seed rot. The field has experienced cool wet … Continue reading

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Introducing badgercropdoc.com

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison We are proud to announce the launch of our new website, badgercropdoc.com! Badger Crop Doc is a one-stop-shop for all things Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology related. We … Continue reading

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Evaluating the Need for Rescue N Applications

Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist, UW-Madison Past articles have discussed how to evaluate the need for rescue N applications for corn after excessive rainfall. A recent  study completed at the Marshfield Ag Reserach Station on a somewhat poorly … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update June 22

Brian Hudelson, Sue Lueloff, John Lake 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 June 16, 2018 through June 22, 2018. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 8, June 21

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 8 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/06-21-18.pdf        PLEASE NOTE: We dedicate this issue to the … Continue reading

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Reporting Soybean Crop Injuries

Shawn P. Conley, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Jeremy Ross, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture For many of us in agriculture, 2017 was a year we would like to quickly forget. Unpredictable weather, low crop prices and last, but … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter for June 21

This is the 11th issue of the 25th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager and is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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OGRAIN, Field Day Agenda, Janesville, July 12

Small grains, modest gains: A pragmatic approach to profitability and sustainability This field day will highlight the diversity and innovations at the Hughes Farms in Janesville, WI. Farming over 5000 acres in a parallel operation consisting of both conventional and … Continue reading

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