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Wisconsin Fruit News: Volume 1 Issue 5– June 10, 2016

Janet van Zoeren, Christelle Guédot, and Amaya Atucha, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Departments of Entomology and Horticulture The 5th issue of Wisconsin Fruit News is now available. Click on the link below to view this newsletter: https://fruit.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2016/06/Wisconsin-Fruit-News-vol1-issue5.pdf All newsletters will also be posted … Continue reading

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UW-Madison/Extension Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek, 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 4, 2016 through June 10, 2016. Plant/Sample Type, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin for 6-9-16

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 61 Issue No. 7 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/06-09-16.pdf I N S I D E  T H I S  I S S U … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager June 15, 2016

The 15th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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Assessing Flood Damage to Soybean

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Wheat Specialist University of Wisconsin, Madison Grover Shannon, University of Missouri, Division of Plant Sciences Severe flooding has many low-lying soybean fields underwater. As the water dissipates yield potential and replant questions will arise. Flooding … Continue reading

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Vegetable Crop Update June 3, 2016 with Late Blight Disease Management

Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist The 11th issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available.  In this issue I focus on late blight disease management with forecast information as well as a listing of fungicides … Continue reading

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Cereal Leaf Beetle: A curiosity in WI small grains

Bryan Jensen UW Extension and IPM Program Recently, I’ve been hearing discussions regarding wheat disease management. During your disease scouting efforts some of you may have, or will soon notice some unusual insect feeding on the upper leaf surface. That … Continue reading

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Improve Control of Giant Ragweed with New “Focus on Soybean” Webcast

Shawn Conley Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Department of Agronomy Giant ragweed, if left unchecked, will compete with slower growing soybean plants for critical resources and can significantly reduce yield, with losses reaching as high as 30-90 percent in soybean … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager, Issue 14, June 3, 2016

The 13th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Vol 61 Issue No. 6

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection LOOKING AHEAD:  True armyworm larvae appearing in corn FORAGES & GRAINS:  Alfalfa weevil leaf tip feeding above-threshold in a few fields CORN:  Obliquebanded leafroller larvae and slugs common in … Continue reading

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