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Managing Volunteer Wheat in Late Summer Seeded Alfalfa

Mark Renz, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, University of Wisconsin This summer is shaping up to be a great year for volunteer wheat in our late summer seeded alfalfa stands. This “weed” often raises questions about whether it should be … Continue reading

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Top 8 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment in 2018

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist; John Gaska, Outreach Specialist; Damon Smith, State Field Crops Pathology Specialist Top 8 winter wheat establishment recommendations: Variety selection: please see the 2018 WI Winter Wheat Performance Test Plant new seed (DO … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update August 31

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 August 25, 2018 through August 31, 2018. … Continue reading

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Warrant Now Registered For Use in Alfalfa in Wisconsin

Mark Renz Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, University of Wisconsin Warrant is an encapsulated formulation of acetochlor, often used for pre-emergent weed control in soybeans has just received registration for use in establishing and established alfalfa in Wisconsin. For details … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 17, August 30

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 17 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/08-30-18.pdf I N S I D E  T H … Continue reading

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Tar Spot on Corn in Wisconsin

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Tar spot is no longer a cosmetic leaf disease in Wisconsin and Illinois. We have seen epic levels this season, resulting in severe damage in some fields and early dry-down … Continue reading

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2018 Wisconsin Pest Management Update Meetings

The schedule for the 2018 Wisconsin Pest Management Update meeting series has been set. Presentations will include agronomic pest management information for Wisconsin field and forage crops. Speakers include Mark Renz and Rodrigo Werle, weed scientists, Damon Smith, plant pathologist, … Continue reading

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Send in Waterhemp Seeds for Free Herbicide Resistance Screening

Wisconsin Waterhemp Herbicide Resistance Project by Rodrigo Werle, UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist According to our recent SURVEY, waterhemp has become the most concerning weed in row crop production in Wisconsin. Thus, we invite Wisconsin farmers and agronomists to … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News – Volume 3, Issue 10

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/z7573w   Cooler temperatures and rainy days herald the beginning of fall and the harvest season. We hope you’re all gearing up for a great harvest season and a great fall — it’s … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter, August 23

The 18th 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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