Category Archives: WCM newsletter

First Generation European Corn Borer

Bryan Jensen, Dept. of Entomology and IPM Program It is no secret that European corn borer populations have been extremely low for several years. However, what does catch my attention is that I still get a few calls each year regarding … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News- Volume 3, Issue 5

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/5orlb7 This week in the Wisconsin Fruit Newsletter you can read about: A new invasive fly – the African fig fly Insect Diagnostic Lab update Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic update The African fig fly … Continue reading

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Armyworms

Bryan Jensen, Dept. of Entomology and IPM Program Armyworms might be something you want to keep an eye open for during the next few weeks. No major concerns have been reported. This is just a heads up. First generation armyworm … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update June 15

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 June 9, 2018 through June 15, 2018. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 7, June 14

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 7 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/06-14-18.pdf       I N S I D … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter for June 14

This is the 10th 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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Soybean Injury from Dicamba

Richard Proost, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison Investigations of soybean leaf puckering in Wisconsin have often found the injury was caused by dicamba–a plant growth regulator (Group 4) that is prone to drift and commonly used in … Continue reading

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Soybean Response to Nitrogen Application Across the U.S.

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist U.S. soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] production has increased by 60% from 1996 to 2016 due to a 30% increase in area planted to soybean, and due to better genetics and improved … Continue reading

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Palmer amaranth is now a prohibited noxious weed seed in Wisconsin, but what does it look like?

by Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist) Under a new emergency rule, Palmer amaranth has been labeled as a prohibited noxious weed seed in Wisconsin. Given Palmer amaranth’s aggressive nature, this is a worthwhile and necessary attempt to keep this troublesome weed … Continue reading

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Understanding Nutrient Requirements and Utilization for High Yielding Soybeans

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Soybean genetics and production practices have changed significantly in the past half-century. This has resulted in consistent yield increases of 0.42 bushels per acre per year in addition to physiological changes that … Continue reading

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