Category Archives: What’s New?

Recycle your Empty Pesticide Containers — For Free!

Steve Tomasko—UW Pesticide Applicator Training Program Every year farms, coops, lawn care, structural pest control operators and other businesses purchase and empty millions of plastic containers containing pesticides. A large percentage of those empty containers end up in landfills. But … Continue reading

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2017 Wisconsin CCA of the Year

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program A quick reminder that the Wisconsin CCA Board is has accepting nominations for the 2017 Wisconsin CCA of the Year Award. This award is designed to recognize a CCA who is highly innovative, … Continue reading

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Winners of the 2016 WSA Soybean Yield Contest are Announced

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The 1st place winner in Division 4, RnK DeVoe Farms of Monroe, grew DuPont Pioneer P31T77R and harvested 98.34 bu/a.  In second place, Bahr Farms Inc. of Belmont grew Asgrow AG2535 and … Continue reading

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MOSES Organic Farming Conference and Organic University to offer Continuing Education Units (CEU) for Certified Crop Advisors (CCA)

Kevin B. Shelley, Outreach Program Manager, University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension Professionals certified through the American Society of Agronomy as Certified Crop Advisors (CCA) working in organic crop production, and those professionals interested exploring approaches to organic production, can obtain continuing education … Continue reading

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Handy Bt Trait Table: 2017 Update

Bryan Jensen, Extension Entomology and IPM Program Dr. Chris DiFonzo, Extension Entomologist at Michigan State University, has recently updated her Handy Bt Trait Table and has made it available on her website. This publication continues to be my primary resource … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations

Bryan Jensen, IPM Program The Wisconsin CCA Board is now accepting nominations for two positions on the WI CCA Board. The nominee must be a CCA in good standing and submit a short biography (up to ½ page) by Thursday, … Continue reading

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UW-River Falls Field Scout Training Class

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension, IPM Program The University of Wisconsin-River Falls, UW-Extension and the Integrated Pest Management Program are co-sponsoring the IPM Field Scout Training Class which will be held March 15-16, 2017 at the UW-River Falls campus. This training … Continue reading

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Nutrient Management Farmer Education Curriculum Revised

Scott Sturgul – NPM Program An updated Nutrient Management Farmer Education Curriculum was released in early January 2017. This popular collection of nutrient management education tools is produced by the UW-Extension Nutrient Management Team with contributions from numerous programs and … Continue reading

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Pest Management in Wisconsin Field Crops, A3646

P. J. Liesch, Glenn Nice, Mark Renz, Damon Smith and Bryan Jensen There have been changes in location and distribution of UW Extension’s, Pest Management in Wisconsin Field Crops Bulletin (A3646). This publication can now be purchased ($30, plus $1.65 … Continue reading

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Evaluation of Ascend®: Hormones that stimulate corn root growth – Experiment 2

Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomist During good times and bad, but especially years with strong grain prices, numerous products appear on the market that seem too good to be true. Often these products come with wild claims. Little information is available … Continue reading

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