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First Announcement for the 2014 Wisconsin Corn Conferences

Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomist Hold the dates of January 28-30, 2014 for the Wisconsin Corn Conferences Profitable corn production is extremely important to Wisconsin agriculture. Farmers today must be well informed about new technologies to be profitable. These Corn Conferences … Continue reading

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Pest Management Update Meeting Reminder

Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist We hope that you will be able to attend the UW-Extension Pest Management Update meetings coming up November 2013. The full schedule with dates, meeting locations, topics and registration contact information were announced in the September … Continue reading

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CCA Internship Report: Summer 2013.

Jeff Breuer, CCA Director and Arlington ARS Assistant Superintendent.                                   The Wisconsin Certified Crop Advisers Board of Directors sponsored a Crop Scout Internship this … Continue reading

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2013 Pest Management Update Meetings

Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist We are pleased to announce the schedule and topics for the 2013 Pest Management Update Meetings. See the table with this article for the schedule. Please check the dates and locations and reserve a date on … Continue reading

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New NPM Program Publications

The UW Nutrient and Pest Management (NPM) Program has just released two new card-style publications. The first contains the UW price-adjusted nitrogen guidelines for wheat. The second card shows the interpretive categories for soil test phosphorus (P) and potassium (K). … Continue reading

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New Android app, Crop Calculators for Corn

Crop Calculators is an Android app that lets corn growers calculate grain yields, maturity dates, and silage price adjustments using their smartphones. This app was created by the NPM program, and is based on university research data from Joe Lauer, … Continue reading

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Agronomy Field Day at Marshfield Research Station

There is going to be an Agronomy Field Day at the Marshfield Agricultural Research Station on Wednesday, August 14th. It will be held at the north location at M605 Drake Avenue, Stratford. It will go from 10:00 to 3:00 with … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Diagnostic Training Center, Aug 9th

Dan Heider, UW-Integrated Pest Management Program Take time now to register for the 2013 Crop Diagnostic Training Center Workshops.  The August 9th Crop and Pest Management Workshop covering 5 corn and soybean topics is just around the corner and filling … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Soil Health Trainings

Erika Kluetmeier, Conservation Professional Training Program, University of Wisconsin-Extension The University of Wisconsin’s Conservation Professional Training Program, in partnership with Wisconsin NRCS and the Great Lakes Regional Water Program, is offering a new training series on soil health. The trainings are designed … Continue reading

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IPM Toolkit app for Android and Apple smartphones

A typical use of the IPM Toolkit app would be to find a hot agricultural topic while looking at the latest UW specialist’s Twitter posts in the app. For example, you might see an alert about soybean aphid infestation on … Continue reading

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