Category Archives: What’s New?

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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2015 Wisconsin CCA of the Year: Nominations open until March 6

Bryan Jensen, IPM Program A Reminder! Nominations for the 2015 Wisconsin CCA of the Year will remain open until March 6. Please take the time to consider a nomination. The process is simple and won’t take a lot of time. … Continue reading

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UW-River Falls Field Scout Training Class: March 18-19, 2015

Bryan Jensen, IPM Program The University of Wisconsin-River Falls, UW-Extension and the Integrated Pest Management Program are co-sponsoring the IPM Field Scout Training Class which will be held March 18-19, 2015 on the UW-River Falls campus.  This training session will … Continue reading

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New Manure and Legume Credits app for iPhone

Farmers can save money and protect the environment by taking credit for the fertilizer value of manure and legume crops. The value of these credits are subtracted from the base (unadjusted) fertilizer recommendations for a field. This reduces the money … Continue reading

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2015 Agronomy Update Meetings

Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomist The Department of Agronomy will offer Crop Production and Management Meetings at eight locations during January of 2015. Joe Lauer, Dan Undersander and Shawn Conley will present the latest information on hybrid/variety performance, an analysis and … Continue reading

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CCA Luncheon

Bryan Jensen, UW IPM Program All CCAs, CPAgs and Professional Soil Scientists are invited to attend a buffet-style luncheon on Tuesday, January 13 in the Lake Rooms (Monona/Wingra/Waubesa) at the Alliant Energy Center. This lunch is free of charge and … Continue reading

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