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WI Soybean Yield Contest Entry Deadline Extended to 8/31/12 Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Drought conditions across Southern WI had dampened grower enthusiasm to enter the WI Soybean Yield Contest. Recent rainfalls, promising forecasts and rapid soybean recovery … Continue reading
UW-Extension/Madison Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update Brian Hudelson, Ann Joy, Amanda Zimmerman, Adam Greene, Andrew Pape, Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic The PDDC receives samples of many plant samples from around the state. The following diseases/disorders have been identified at … Continue reading
Wisconsin Crop Manager July 26, 2012 The 19th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click below to view this issue.
Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 7/26/12 Issue No. 15 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp PRINT THIS ISSUE I N S I D E T H I S I S S U E LOOKING AHEAD: Western bean cutworm flight … Continue reading
Vegetable Crop Update 7/25/12 The 18th issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available. Click below to view this issue.
Japanese Beetle Scouting and Thresholds for Corn and Soybean Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist Japanese beetles have been reported this week feeding on corn silks (and in one report, kernels) in southeastern Wisconsin. Japanese beetle scouting and thresholds for corn and … Continue reading
Reminder: Wisconsin Hosts the 2012 North American Manure Expo on August 22, 2012 If you are interested in the latest equipment and technology for professional manure management, plan to attend the 2012 North American Manure Expo on August 22, 2012. … Continue reading
Forage harvest and re-crop considerations following these drought conditions Vince M. Davis, Extension Weed Scientist Due to the drought conditions, some growers are considering harvesting their corn and/or soybean crops earlier than normal as a forage this year, and furthermore … Continue reading
Big weeds found at the Weed Doctor’s Booth at Farm Technology Days Mark Renz, Extension Weed Scientist This year we had 26 entries into the biggest weed contest. Past winners such as plumeless thistle and common mullein were entered as … Continue reading
Watch out for Poisonous Plants this Summer Mark Renz Extension Weed Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison As pastures are not productive in much of Wisconsin due to the drought and the supply of hay remains low throughout the US, the potential … Continue reading