Category Archives: What’s New?

Pasture walk highlights research results on organic pastures

Mark Renz, Associate Professor and Extension Weed Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Forage from pastures is critical for organic milk production, however many farms are not maximizing the potential of their pastures. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, UW-Extension, and USDA … Continue reading

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Remember Crop Diagnostic Training Center Crop and Pest Management Workshop!

Registration is open for UW-Madison Integrated Pest Management Program’s Crop & Pest Management Workshop and will be held August 13, 2015. FAST and easy ONLINE registration by credit card: https://www.patstore.wisc.edu/ipm/register.aspx The workshop will be hosted at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station. Be aware … Continue reading

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Bring your biggest weed to Farm Technology Days

Mark Renz; Extension Weed Specialist Mild temperatures and ample rainfall have resulted in another year of rampant weed growth in Wisconsin fields. Did some of the weeds on your farm not get controlled? Are they now big? If so bring … Continue reading

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New Pest Management Network Focus on Soybean Seminar: SVNV

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin A new Pest Management Network Focus on Soybean Seminar has been recently posted covering Soybean vein necrosis virus. There is a 5 min 29 sec executive summary or a full length presentation … Continue reading

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Arlington Weed Garden in “Full Bloom”

Mark Renz, Associate Professor and Extension Weed Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison I would like to officially invite people to view the weed garden at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station this summer (N695 Hopkins Road, Arlington WI 53911). This “garden” has … Continue reading

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What is an Agronomist?

Shawn Conley, WI State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Agronomists ROCK! As a member of the agricultural community, you probably already know this. But do all our high school and higher education students know this as well? Do they know … Continue reading

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2015 Agronomy/Soils Field Day on August 19th

The Departments of Agronomy and Soil Science in conjunction with the Arlington Agricultural Research Station will host their annual field day on August 19, 2015. The field day will highlight UW-Madison research on emerging technologies and relevant crop production issues. … Continue reading

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Jeff Polenske, International CCA of the Year!

Bryan Jensen UW Extension The American Society of Agronomy and the International Certified Crop Advisers Program have recently selected Jeff Polenske, Tilth Agronomy, as the 2015 ICCA of the Year. Jeff has over 27 years of Wisconsin crop advising experience … Continue reading

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June 2015 Grain and Livestock Market Outlook

Brenda Boetel – Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Wisconsin-River Falls 715-425-3176 Corn  Corn rated as good or excellent is at 74%, compared to 76% last year. Dollar has been down and lower against the dollar index, which has boosted … Continue reading

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UW Crop Diagnostic Training Center workshops for 2015

Registration is open for UW-Madison Integrated Pest Management Program’s two Crop Diagnostic Training Center workshops for 2015. The Diagnostic Troubleshooting Workshop will be held July 30, 2015. The Crop & Pest Management Workshop will be held August 13, 2015. FAST … Continue reading

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