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Fertility Guidelines for Hemp in Wisconsin

Carrie Laboski, Professor & Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist No research has been conducted on the nutritional needs of hemp grown in Wisconsin in 75 years. In order to develop nutrient application guidelines for hemp, available peer reviewed literature as … Continue reading

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Are You PRE-Emergence Ready For Soybean Planting?

by Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist) and Shawn Conley (UW-Madison Extension Soybean and Small Grain Specialist) Spring has finally arrived in Wisconsin and so has the planting season. Before getting your soybeans in the ground, make sure … Continue reading

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A Visual Guide to Soybean Growth Stages

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Understanding and being able to correctly identify the growth stages of soybean is important for making sound agronomic management decisions. This guide describes the growth stages starting with germination, progressing through the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin UWEX Vegetable Crop Update Issue 3

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, UW-Madison Plant Pathology Department Vegetable Crop Updates newsletter #3 In This Issue: National late blight updates Dual Magnum updates for WI vegetables Soil moisture updates Food Safety Modernization Act updates

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Geographic Restrictions for Corn and Soybean PRE-emergence Herbicides in Wisconsin

Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist) RE-emergence herbicides are the foundation for good weed control in corn and soybeans, particularly with the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds. The use of some PRE-emergence herbicides is limited to certain regions or … Continue reading

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2018 Agronomy/Soils Field Day on August 22nd

Carrie Laboski, Professor & Extension Soil Scientist Save the date: Agronomy/Soils Field Day at Arlington Ag Research Station will be held on August 22. The Departments of Agronomy and Soil Science in conjunction with the Arlington Agricultural Research Station will … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update April 27

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 April 21, 2018 through April 27, 2018. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter for April 23

This is the 5th 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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Healthy Grown Series of Videos

A new video series describing the high-bar, certified, nationally recognized “Healthy Grown” sustainable potato production program has been developed and published by the Nutrient and Pest Management Program. “Healthy Grown” has been thriving in advancing innovative, ecologically sound production systems … Continue reading

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Has April rain and snow caused loss of March N applications to winter wheat?

Carrie Laboski, Professor & Extension Soil Scientist Recent Wisconsin research has indicated that applying N to winter wheat at green-up was generally more profitable than applications at Zadoks growth stage 30 (GS30, hollow stem – just prior to first node, … Continue reading

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