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Wisconsin CCA Exam Study Materials

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program The registration period for the February 3 CCA Exam is open until December 9. Online registration is available on the CCA website. Study materials for the International exam may also be found on the … Continue reading

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2017 Wisconsin CCA of the Year

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program The Wisconsin CCA Board is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Wisconsin CCA of the Year Award.  This award is designed to recognize a CCA who is highly innovative, delivers exceptional customer service, has … Continue reading

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2016 WSA Soybean Yield Contest

Shawn P. Conley Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist This is a friendly reminder that entry forms for the WSA Soybean Yield Contest need to be post marked by October 15, 2016. Click here to obtain a PDF of the form. 

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2016 UW Extension Pest Management Update Meeting Series

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Mark your calendars as the UW Extension’s Pest Management Update meetings are just around the corner (November 7-11). The format has changed for 2016. Meetings will either be in the morning … Continue reading

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Agronomy/Soils Field Day at ARS is Fast Approaching, Aug 31

Carrie Laboski, Professor & Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist Agronomy/Soils Field Day will be held on August 31. There are five different tours from which to choose, but only three different tour departure times; so plan your day ahead of … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News, issue 9

Janet van Zoeren, Christelle Guédot, and Amaya Atucha, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Departments of Entomology and Horticulture Here is the 9th issue of the Wisconsin Fruit News: http://go.wisc.edu/77o1uu In it you will find information about: Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic update Insect … Continue reading

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Brush Management on Working Landscapes in Southwest Wisconsin Field-day

Mark Renz Associate Professor and Extension Weed Specialist Do you have large multiflora rose plants in your pastures? Do you cut back prickly ash only to see it resprout the next spring? Are bush honeysuckles taking over your fence-line? If … Continue reading

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Crop Diagnostic Training Center 2016

UW-Madison Integrated Pest Management Program’s cost for two Crop Diagnostic Training Center workshops for 2016 will increase by $90 on August 1. So register now! The Diagnostic Troubleshooting Workshop will be held July 26, 2016. The Crop & Pest Management … Continue reading

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Benchmarking Soybean Production Systems in the North-Central USA

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist This is our preliminary report (year 1) from our Region‐Wide Project aimed at generating baseline producer data on current soybean management practices across the North-Central soybean production region. This project is funded by … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Agronomy/Soils Field Day – August 31

Carrie Laboski, Professor & Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist As usual Agronomy/Soils Field Day has a fantastic program lined up! Phil Townsend will discuss new frontiers in remote sensing for agriculture during the lunch program. A special tour focusing on … Continue reading

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