Category Archives: What’s New?

2012 Area Soybean Conferences: December 11-13

2012 Area Soybean Conferences: December 11-13 Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist First Announcement: The Wisconsin Soybean Association, Soybean Marketing Board, and Cooperative Extension are hosting the 2012 WI Area Soybean Conferences. They will be held on December 11-13 … Continue reading

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A New Field Crops Pathologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

A New Field Crops Pathologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Dr. Damon Smith has joined the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Madison as the new field crops extension pathologist.  He assumed this role as of September … Continue reading

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First Announcement for the 2013 Wisconsin Corn Conferences

First Announcement for the 2013 Wisconsin Corn Conferences Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomist Hold the dates of January 22-24, 2013 for the Wisconsin Corn Conferences Profitable corn production is extremely important to Wisconsin agriculture. Farmers today must be well informed about … Continue reading

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IPM Toolkit version 1.2 just released

IPM Toolkit version 1.2 just released The IPM Toolkit Version 1.2 is available to users for free for iPhones and iPads. Check out this application:  http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ipm-toolkit/id504685615?mt=8 What’s New in Version 1.2 The “Pictures” tab has been redesigned to download images … Continue reading

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Agronomy/Soils Field Day

Agronomy/Soils Field Day The Agronomy/Soils Field Day will be held on August 29 at the Arlington Ag Research Station.  Click below to view the flyer for more information on this event.

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Factsheets on Poisonous Plants Now Available

Factsheets on Poisonous Plants Now Available The Factsheets on Poisonous Plants can now be accessed on the UWEX Team Forage website.  To access the factsheets click here or on the link below. http://www.uwex.edu/ces/crops/uwforage/PoisonPlants8-12.pdf

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WI Soybean Yield Contest Entry Deadline Extended to 8/31/12

WI Soybean Yield Contest Entry Deadline Extended to 8/31/12 Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Drought conditions across Southern WI had dampened grower enthusiasm to enter the WI Soybean Yield Contest. Recent rainfalls, promising forecasts and rapid soybean recovery … Continue reading

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Reminder: Wisconsin Hosts the 2012 North American Manure Expo on August 22, 2012

Reminder: Wisconsin Hosts the 2012 North American Manure Expo on August 22, 2012 If you are interested in the latest equipment and technology for professional manure management, plan to attend the 2012 North American Manure Expo on August 22, 2012. … Continue reading

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New Soil & Water Management Extension Specialist Joins UW

New Soil & Water Management Extension Specialist Joins UW The Wisconsin Crop Manager contributors would like to introduce you to our newest colleague. Francisco Arriaga joined the Department of Soil Science and UW-Extension as a Soil and Water Management Specialist … Continue reading

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Two new NPM apps for Android smartphones

The University of Wisconsin Nutrient and Pest Management Program has just released two apps for users of Android smartphones. These apps, which were introduced last year for iPhone and iPad, are now available at the Google market for free installation … Continue reading

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