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Wisconsin hosts the 2017 North American Manure Expo: August 22 & 23

George Koepp, Columbia County UW-Extension, Richard Halopka, Clark County UW-Extension The latest equipment and technology for professional manure management will be on display at the 2017 North American Manure Expo on August 22 and 23, 2017 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Begin Evaluating Corn Fields for Harvest

Joe Lauer, Wisconsin Corn Agronomist For most corn fields in Wisconsin, pollination and the “lag” phase of kernel development is wrapping up and we are in a “linear” phase of development where kernels are accumulating 4-6 bu/A per day. The … Continue reading

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Corn Rootworm

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Useful corn rootworm management data can, and should be gathered during the month of August. Digging and washing roots will provide insight on efficacy of rootworm management tactics. Scouting for beetles will give … Continue reading

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Does the Application of a Plant Growth Regulator and Fungicide Increase Oat Yield

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist John Gaska, Senior Outreach Specialist Adam Roth, Program Manager In an Oat Shock: The addition of Palisade PGR and Trivapro fungicide increased oat yield and reduced lodging Increased N rate above those … Continue reading

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UW/ UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update, August 10

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 July 29, 2017 through August 4, 2017. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Midseason Corn Disease Update

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology crew has scouted corn from the southern portion of Wisconsin, to as far north as Spooner. Overall, disease levels are low. We have run into … Continue reading

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Wisconsin White Mold Risk Update – August 5

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Jaime Willbur, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison Using Sclero-cast: A Soybean White Mold Prediction Model **This tool is for guidance only and should be used with other sources of information … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter August 4, 2017

This is the 19th issue of the 24th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager and is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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Wisconsin Fruit News-August 4, 2017

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension This morning feels like fall here in Madison, and we’re beginning to think about apple and grape harvest and ripeness assessments. However, there’s a lot more than just that to read about in … Continue reading

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Agronomy/Soil Field Day 2017

Cultivating a Resilient Agriculture Tours & Exhibits of Current Crops & Soils Research Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Arlington Agricultural Research Station Registration @ 8 am Tours depart from the Public Events Facility at 8:30 am, 10:30 am, & 1:45 pm … Continue reading

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