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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
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.
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
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
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
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
Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist; Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Weed management has been a significant challenge for many farmers and retailers in 2018. The challenges range from short planting … Continue reading
Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, UW-Madison Plant Pathology Department Vegetable Crop Updates Newsletter #9 In this issue: potato dieback in response to high heat in WI late blight updates and DSVs cucurbit downy mildew updates … Continue reading
Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, UW-Madison Plant Pathology Department Vegetable Crop Updates Newsletter #8 In this issue: late blight ‘look-alike’ disease Phytophthora nicotianae in North Carolina potatoes/tomatoes national late blight updates WI DSV accumulations – … Continue reading
Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/54j2q8 This week we have a variety of articles in the supplemental issue, including information on first reports of the season for spotted wing drosophila and Eastern flower thrips, along with a final … Continue reading