Category Archives: Plant Disease

To Spray or Not to Spray Fungicide on Corn for Grain or Silage?

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Treating field corn, for grain, with fungicide has become a common practice in the Midwest. With so many fungicide programs and formulations, and the re-emergence of yield-limiting corn diseases, like … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update July 6

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 30, 2018 through July 6, 2018. … Continue reading

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New Videos: Early Season Soybean Management

Potential Causes of Poor Soybean Emergence in Cool Wet Soils Dr. Damon Smith, University of Wisconsin-Madison, visits a soybean field that shows signs of low emergence due to soil crusting and Pythium seed rot. The field has experienced cool wet … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update June 22

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 16, 2018 through June 22, 2018. … 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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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update June 8

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 2, 2018 through June 8, 2018. … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update June 1

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 May 26, 2018 through June 1, 2018. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – May 30, 2018

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Brian Mueller, Assistant Field Researcher, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The heavy moisture we have received over the last week, combined with high temperatures in the … Continue reading

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Fusarium Head Blight Risk for Wheat in WI for May 24, 2018

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Brian Mueller, Assistant Field Researcher, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Visit the Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Center to stay up to date on the latest forecasts … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update May 25

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 May 19, 2018 through May 25, 2018. … Continue reading

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