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The WSMB Free Soybean Cyst Nematode Testing Program

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist  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

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update March 16

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 March 10, 2018 through March 16, 2018. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter for March 15

This is the 3rd 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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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update March 9

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 March 2, 2018 through March 9, 2018. … Continue reading

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Analysis of Farmer Field Data for Soybean

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Average crop yields will need to increase substantially during the next 33 years to meet expected food demand increase while avoiding massive expansion of cropland area (Alexandratos and Bruinsma, 2012; Grassini et … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update March 2

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 February 24, 2018 through March 2, 2018. … Continue reading

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UW-River Falls Field Scout Training Class

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension Just a quick reminder that the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, UW-Extension and the Integrated Pest Management Program are co-sponsoring the IPM Field Scout Training Class which will be held March 13-14, 2018 on the UW-River Falls … Continue reading

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Soybean Yield Gap Data Collection

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Dear Wisconsin Crop Producers: We am embarking on a Region‐Wide Project aimed at generating baseline producer data on current soybean management practices in Wisconsin’s production systems. This project is funded by the … Continue reading

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Meet Rodrigo Werle, New UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist

Rodrigo was born in a small farming community of Dutch immigrants in the state of Sao Paulo, in southeastern Brazil. His early passion for agriculture led him to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy from Sao Paulo State University, Brazil. … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update February 9

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 February 3, 2018 through February 9, 2018. … Continue reading

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