Category Archives: What’s New?

Team Grains Tackles Profitability in Low-Margin Years

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Plant Pathologist Team grains specialists are hitting the road with a series of talks, “Grain Management in Low-Margin Years” and an accompanying fact sheet that address how to best handle different aspects of production during low-margin years. … Continue reading

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2017 IPM Field Scout Training Class

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program A reminder that the Madison Field Scout Training Classes will be held on the UW Madison Campus from January 3-6, 2017.  The course is designed to provide the skills necessary for proper pest … Continue reading

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Finalists for the 2016 WSA Soybean Yield Contest are Announced

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The Wisconsin 2016 growing season was one for the record books indeed! The National Agricultural Statistics Service projects the statewide average soybean yield in WI to be a record of 55 BPA. … Continue reading

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2017 WSA Area Soybean Conferences

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist This year’s WSA Area Soybean Conferences features: Featuring What you need to know about new soybean herbicide traits in 30 minutes or less Managing white mold using weather information and fungicides The … Continue reading

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2016 Wisconsin Corn Hybrid Performance Trials

Joe Lauer, Wisconsin Corn Agronomist Every year, the University of Wisconsin Extension-Madison and College of Agricultural and Life Sciences conduct a corn evaluation program, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Crop Improvement Association. The purpose of this program is to provide … Continue reading

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2017 Wisconsin Agronomy Update Meetings

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The Department of Agronomy will offer Crop Production and Management Meetings at eight locations during 2017. Joe Lauer, Dan Undersander and Shawn Conley will present the latest information on hybrid/variety performance, an … Continue reading

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2016 Wisconsin Pest Management Update Tour Slides Now Live!

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Yet another Wisconsin Pest Management Update Tour is in the books. It was great to see everyone again this year. I hope you found value in the presentations and that … Continue reading

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2017 IPM Field Scout Training Class

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program The Madison Field Scout Training Classes will be held on the UW Madison Campus from January 3-6, 2017. The course is designed to provide the skills necessary for proper pest identification, crop scouting … Continue reading

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UW Discovery Farms Conference on December 13, 2016

Contact: Callie Herron Phone: 715.983.5668 Email: callie.herron@ces.uwex.edu Pigeon Falls, WI. – On December 13, 2016 in Wisconsin Dells, UW Discovery Farms will host its 5th annual conference that is geared towards farmers and emphasizes strategies that work on farms and … Continue reading

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WSA Yield Contest Entry Delayed

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Due to delayed harvest The Wisconsin Soybean Association has extended  the WSA Yield Contest entry form due date to 10/31/16. For more information regarding entry please click here: WSA Yield Contest or visit … Continue reading

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