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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update August 17

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 August11, 2018 through August 17, 2018. The … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter for August 16

The 17th issue of the 25th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager. All the WCM blog articles for the week are compiled into one PDF.

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Plant Tissue Analysis: An In-Season Nutrient Check

Andrew Stammer, Lab Director UW Soil and Forage Analysis Lab The growing season is in full swing and the UW Soil and forage lab is receiving questions about how to use plant tissue analysis for in season nutrient management. Plant … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 15, August 16

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 15 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/08-16-18.pdf I N S I D E  T H … Continue reading

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Wisconsin UWEX Vegetable Crop Update Issue 19

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, UW-Madison Plant Pathology Department Newsletter 19 August 11, 2018 summary of late blight findings and risk cucurbit downy mildew reports from the US crop products updates for potato

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Cancellation of Chlorpyrifos

Bryan Jensen, Dept. of Entomology and IPM Program Some of you have probably heard or seen popular press articles about the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal’s order ruling that EPA must ban the active ingredient chlorpyrifos which is an active is … Continue reading

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Time to Start Getting Alfalfa Field Ready for Winter

Bill Halfman, Monroe County Ag Agent, Carrie Laboski, Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist Management decisions made now can impact how alfalfa stands make it through next winter. This year there were a lot of reports of alfalfa stands coming through winter but … Continue reading

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Survey seeks Wisconsin soybean farmers’ perceptions on dicamba

Dicamba Use in Wisconsin Soybean Production – SURVEY by Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist) In 2017 the Xtend soybean technology was completely launched in the United States (e.g., Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] approval of dicamba-tolerant seed trait … Continue reading

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Late Season Corn Foliar Disease Update and Hail-Damaged Corn

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison To view this article on their website, click here. Scouting by my team and phone calls from extension personnel, consultants, and farmers have made it evident that there are several … Continue reading

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Planter Set-up and Enhancement Workshop

Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison An upcoming field day on September 14th in Grant County will provide insight into optimizing planting equipment for corn, soybean, small grains, and cover crops. The field day will start … Continue reading

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