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Wisconsin UWEX Vegetable Crop Update Issue 16

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, UW-Madison Plant Pathology Department Vegetable Crop Updates Newsletter #16 PDays/DSVs for potato disease control Early blight/brown spot fungicides National late blight update National cucurbit downy mildew update Potato productivity updates … Continue reading

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Wisconsin UWEX Vegetable Crop Update Issue 15

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, UW-Madison Plant Pathology Department Vegetable Crop Updates Newsletter #15 early blight/late blight disease risk forecast updates cucurbit downy mildew updates cucurbit powdery mildew management potato crop status updates managing irrigation … Continue reading

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New Cover Crop Selection Publication

Authors: Kevin Shelley, UWEX Nutrient and Pest Management Program, 608-575-4746 Cover crops following wheat and other short season crops in Wisconsin: Selection and management guidelines. A new cover crops publication is available from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Nutrient and Pest … Continue reading

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Soybean Flowering Fallacy

Shawn P. Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, University of Wisconsin-Madison In a bean pod… There is an old rule-of-thumb that soybean does not flower until after the summer solstice — the longest day of the year occurring on … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update July 20

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 14, 2018 through July 20, 2018. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 12, July 19

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 12 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/07-19-18.pdf I N S I D E  T H … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter for July 19

This is the 14th 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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Reporting Dicamba-Injured Acreage in Wisconsin

by Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist) At the beginning of July, the weather finally became conducive for POST-emergence herbicide applications in southern Wisconsin, including for dicamba application in Xtend (dicamba-tolerant) soybeans. Typically, injury from micro-rates of dicamba (via tank-contamination, … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update July 13

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 7, 2018 through July 13, 2018. … Continue reading

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True Armyworms Continued

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension, UW-Madison Integrated Pest Management Program Just the name “armyworms” conjures up images of defoliated corn fields. Well, this summer they are living up to their names in isolated fields. To be sure, there has been a range … Continue reading

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