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Wisconsin UWEX Vegetable Crop Update Issue 18

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, UW-Madison Plant Pathology Department Vegetable Crop Updates Newsletter #18 potato and vegetable disease updates production updates

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Bt Trait Performance Concerns

Bryan Jensen, Department of Entomology and IPM Program Perhaps not all that surprising was a phone call I recently received regarding poor performance of the Herculex RW (CRY34/35ab1) trait. Although resistance has been documented in other states it was the first … Continue reading

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Starter Fertilizer for Winter Wheat – Two Year Results

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Research trials were initiated in the fall of 2016 and 2017 at four locations (Arlington, Sharon, Chitlon and Fond du Lac) to assess the impact of starter fertilizer on early season growth, … Continue reading

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Response of Four Oat Varieties to a Plant Growth Regulator and Foliar Fungicide Combination-2018

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist In an Oat Shock: • Trivapro fungicide increased oat yield in Badger, Esker and Shelby 427 oat varieties • Trivapro fungicide plus Palisade PGR reduced lodging in all four varieties tested • … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update August 3

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 28, 2018 through August 3, 2018. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 14, August 2

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 14 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/08-02-18.pdf I N S I D E  T H … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter for August 2

This is the 15th 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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Pollinator Habitat Planning Workshop for Farmers and Landowners

Mark Renz, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist University of Wisconsin Madison Interested in pollinator plantings for a client or your own farm? If so consider attending one of two workshops being held in August in Dane county (August 14th Edgerton, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin UWEX Vegetable Crop Update Issue 17

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, UW-Madison Plant Pathology Department Vegetable Crop Updates Newsletter #17 Disease forecasting/Early Blight and Late Blight Status updates (still no late blight in WI, recent report in MN) Cucurbit downy mildew … Continue reading

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Soybean Insect Update

Bryan Jensen, Dept. of Entomology and IPM Program So far this summer, soybean insects have been relatively quiet. However, there have some reports of soybean aphids increasing. That may not be too surprising based on recent weather trends but hot … Continue reading

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