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This is the 23rd issue of the 24th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager and is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.
Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison Iowa County Uplands Watershed Field Tour An upcoming field day on October 9th will provide an update to ongoing cover crop work on farms in the Iowa County Uplands producer-led … Continue reading
Daniel H. Smith- Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison As we approach fall and harvest fields that may have weed escapes, we should have a plan to limit the spread of weed seeds. Weeds … Continue reading
Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension http://go.wisc.edu/2971sb We’re nearing the end of the 2017 summer season, and, with that, we’re winding down the newsletter for the year. We will publish one more issue this fall (October 6th). After that, we … Continue reading
Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, UW-Madison Plant Pathology Department This newsletter issue is now on the Plant Path website. Newsletter No 23, September 17, 2017 updates on late blight updates on cucurbit downy mildew for … Continue reading
Shawn P. Conley Variable soil types, knolls, flooding and ponding, variable planting dates and late season drought have left many growers with extreme in-field variability of soybean maturity. There are areas in fields where the soybean seed is 13% or … Continue reading
Ann MacGuidwin, Damon Smith and Shawn P. Conley The WI Soybean Marketing Board (WSMB) sponsors free nematode testing to help producers stay ahead of the most important nematode pest of soybean, the soybean cyst nematode (SCN). Eggs of SCN persist … Continue reading
Mark Renz UW Madison Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Chelsea Zegler UW Madison Associate Research Specialist Biennial wormwood is not new to Wisconsin, as has been in the state over 100 years, but I have seen it spreading throughout Wisconsin for … Continue reading
Jim VandenBrook, Wisconsin Land+Water Wisconsin Land+Water invites you to join us at the Food, Land and Water conference on October 16-17, 2017 at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake. If you care about the future of Wisconsin’s agriculture and the … Continue reading
By Shawn P. Conley and Damon Smith Most Wisconsin winter wheat growers dodged the Fusarium head blight (FHB or scab) bullet again in 2017. Though many farmers, especially those in SW WI, became so disgusted with dockage and rejections in … Continue reading