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Herbicide Resistance in Wisconsin: An Overview (December 2018)

Joseph Zimbric (UW-Madison Agronomy Graduate Student), David Stoltenberg(UW-Madison Agronomy Professor), Mark Renz (UW-Madison Extension Weed Scientist) and Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison Extension Weed Scientist) 20 Unique Cases of Herbicide Resistance in Wisconsin 20 unique cases (weed species by herbicide site of action) of herbicide resistance have … Continue reading

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New Video: Worker Protection Standard Overview

Glenn Nice, Pesticide Applicator Training Program Manager Jane Larson of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection provides an overview of the Worker Protection Standard (WPS) for farms, forests, nurseries and indoor plant production.

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2019 Wisconsin Agronomy Update Meetings

The Department of Agronomy will offer Crop Production and Management Meetings at eight locations during January of 2019. Joe Lauer and Shawn Conley will present the latest information on hybrid/variety performance, an analysis and discussion of last year’s growing season, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Soybean Variety Performance Trials

Shawn P. Conley, Adam C. Roth, John M. Gaska, and Damon L. Smith Departments of Agronomy and Plant Pathology University of Wisconsin, Madison The Wisconsin Soybean Performance Trials are conducted each year with the producer’s needs in mind. Our objective … Continue reading

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2019 IPM Field Scout Training Class

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program The Madison Field Scout Training Class (354) will be held on the UW Madison Campus from January 7-11, 2019. The course is designed to provide the skills necessary for proper pest identification, crop … Continue reading

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2019 Agronomy Update Meetings

This is the first announcement for the 2019 Agronomy Update meeting series. The Department of Agronomy and UWEX will offer Crop Production and Management meetings at eight locations during 2019. Joe Lauer and Shawn Conley will present the latest information … Continue reading

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Soil, Water and Nutrient Management Meetings

 Francisco Arriaga, Professor UW Soil Science, Soil Science Specialist, UW-Madison Madison, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Extension in conjunction with UW-Madison Department of Soil Science will conduct eight Soil, Water and Nutrient Management Meetings Nov. 27 – Dec. 6, 2018 … Continue reading

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Can Conservation Pay? Iowa County Uplands Watershed Group Farm Tour

Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison An upcoming field day on October 24th in northern Iowa County will provide insight into the economics of conservation. The field day will showcase speakers on the economics of … Continue reading

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2019 Wisconsin CCA of the Year Open for Nominations

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program I know and understand there is never a slow time of the year in this business. But is there ever a bad time of the year to recognize an exceptional CCA? Didn’t think … Continue reading

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Two New Videos Posted on Corn Diseases In Wisconsin

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Gibberella ear rot on corn. The 2018 corn growing season has been met with numerous disease challenges this season. From typical foliar disease issues like gray leaf spot and northern … Continue reading

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