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All 2014 Crop Manager articles compiled in one PDF

The complete 2014 Wisconsin Crop Manager Volume 21 is now available on our website as a single PDF. The first four pages are a Table of Contents listing every article and the page number it can be found on. To … Continue reading

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Managing Nutrients on Wisconsin Soils Online Video Workshop – 2015

Scott Sturgul – NPM Program Managing Nutrients on Wisconsin Soils is a self-paced seven hour online video workshop designed for agency and industry personnel who desire to have a more in depth knowledge of intermediate to advanced topics in soil … Continue reading

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Save the Date – Agronomy/Soils Field Day at Arlington Ag Research Station 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 all facets of crop production and soil … Continue reading

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Welcome New CCA’s

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension The Wisconsin CCA Board would like to congratulate these CCA’s who have recently achieved certification. Please take a moment to review the list and congratulate each individual when you see and/or meet them. You’ll recognize them … Continue reading

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Report on 2014 Wisconsin Agricultural Land Prices

A.J. Brannstrom, University of Wisconsin Center for Dairy Profitability (A link to the full report is at the end of this brief summary.) Ag land values up 5% in 2014. High milk prices and low interest rates combined to drive … Continue reading

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UW Soil & Plant/Forage Analysis Labs Consolidation Update

Robert Florence, Laboratory Director I would first like to introduce myself. My name is Robert Florence and I am the new Director of the UW Soil & Plant Analysis Lab at Madison (SPAL) and Soil & Forage Analysis Lab at … Continue reading

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Mark Weihing is the 2015 Wisconsin CCA of the Year!

Bryan Jensen The Wisconsin CCA Board would like to congratulate Mark Weihing as the 2015 Wisconsin CCA of the Year! Mark’s crop advising experience totals more than 34 years and included positions as a Dairy Farm Manager, Farm Supply Manager, … Continue reading

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Updated Handy Bt Trait Table

Bryan Jensen Dr. Chris DiFonzo, Field Crop Entomologist from Michigan State University, has updated her Handy Bt Trait Table. I’m sure most of you will find keeping track of Bt traits and their spectrum of control to be confusing at … Continue reading

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5 Free apps for Wisconsin crop production

by Roger Schmidt, IPCM computer specialist These five free apps help Wisconsin farmers and crop consultants quickly do calculations and find answers concerning crop and pest management. The apps all use University of Wisconsin science and research-based information sources. By … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Dairy and Beef Well-Being Conference

Aerica Bjurstrom, Agriculture Agent, UW Extension-Kewaunee County The Wisconsin Dairy and Beef Well-Being Conference will be held at Liberty Hall in Kimberly on April 30th. We are again pleased to welcome Dr. Temple Grandin as our keynote speaker. She’s not … Continue reading

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