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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 4, May 24

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 4 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/05-24-18.pdf INSIDE  THIS  ISSUE LOOKING AHEAD: Black cutworm primary … Continue reading

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Soybean Checkoff Funded Collaborative International Research and Outreach

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Many public universities collaborate on international research and outreach efforts, but you may not understand the impact that this work can have even for farmers in the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News – May 18

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/3s74m8  This week in the Wisconsin Fruit Newsletter you can read about: Is it a brown marmorated stink bug? If you’re wondering, check out these new apps! Insect Diagnostic Lab update Plant Disease … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update May 18

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 May 12, 2018 through May 18, 2018. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 5/18/2018

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist — Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 3 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp I N S I D … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter for May 17

This is the 7th 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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Strategies for Late Termination of Cereal Rye Cover Crop

Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist) andDan Smith (UW NPM Southwest Wisconsin Regional Specialist) Fall-planted cereal rye is increasingly used as a cover crop to protect the soil during winter and spring in corn and soybean cropping systems across the … Continue reading

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Alfalfa Weevil

Bryan Jensen, Department of Entomology and IPM Program “Better late than never” may not apply to this situation. Accumulated degree days suggests that now is the time to start scouting for alfalfa weevil damage in the southern areas of Wisconsin. … Continue reading

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Seedcorn Maggot

Bryan Jensen, Department of Entomology and IPM Program The adult flight of seedcorn maggot has recently peaked in southern Wisconsin while the central and northern areas are now peaking. Keep this time period marked in the back of your mind … Continue reading

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True Armyworm

Bryan Jensen, Department of Entomology and IPM Program The True Armyworm state of affairs is similar in many respects to the 2018 black cutworm situation. A migratory insect, a range of planting dates & crop development and especially a patchwork … Continue reading

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