Category Archives: What’s New?

Bulk Ordering Pest Management in Wisconsin Field Crops (A3646)

Bryan Jensen, IPM Program and UW Extension Bulk ordering (A3646) Pest Management in WI Field Crops-2017 is now possible through The PAT Store website https://patstore.wisc.edu/secure/browse_cat.asp?category_id=39 at a discounted rate of $10/book if ordered by the box (25/box) + $10/box flat … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Farm Technology Days 2017

The Wisconsin Farm Technology Days is the largest agricultural show in Wisconsin and one of the largest in the nation. The three-day outdoor event showcases the latest improvements in production agriculture, including many practical applications of recent research findings and … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Farm Technology Days Peterson Award

John Shutske, 608-890-2949, john.shutske@wisc.edu It’s not often that people can have their picture taken with a ten foot tall goat or be able to pose in a pen with pigs and not get dirty, but it was possible for people … Continue reading

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2017 Wisconsin Soybean Association Soybean Yield Contest

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Notable changes to the 2017 WSA Yield Contest: Entry fee decreased to $25 per entry Due date is extended to December 15th or 2 weeks post field harvest. Whichever comes first. Simplified … Continue reading

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Recycle your Empty Pesticide Containers — For Free!

Steve Tomasko—UW Pesticide Applicator Training Program Every year farms, coops, lawn care, structural pest control operators and other businesses purchase and empty millions of plastic containers containing pesticides. A large percentage of those empty containers end up in landfills. But … Continue reading

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2017 Wisconsin CCA of the Year

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program A quick reminder that the Wisconsin CCA Board is has accepting nominations for the 2017 Wisconsin CCA of the Year Award. This award is designed to recognize a CCA who is highly innovative, … Continue reading

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Winners of the 2016 WSA Soybean Yield Contest are Announced

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The 1st place winner in Division 4, RnK DeVoe Farms of Monroe, grew DuPont Pioneer P31T77R and harvested 98.34 bu/a.  In second place, Bahr Farms Inc. of Belmont grew Asgrow AG2535 and … Continue reading

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MOSES Organic Farming Conference and Organic University to offer Continuing Education Units (CEU) for Certified Crop Advisors (CCA)

Kevin B. Shelley, Outreach Program Manager, University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension Professionals certified through the American Society of Agronomy as Certified Crop Advisors (CCA) working in organic crop production, and those professionals interested exploring approaches to organic production, can obtain continuing education … Continue reading

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Handy Bt Trait Table: 2017 Update

Bryan Jensen, Extension Entomology and IPM Program Dr. Chris DiFonzo, Extension Entomologist at Michigan State University, has recently updated her Handy Bt Trait Table and has made it available on her website. This publication continues to be my primary resource … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations

Bryan Jensen, IPM Program The Wisconsin CCA Board is now accepting nominations for two positions on the WI CCA Board. The nominee must be a CCA in good standing and submit a short biography (up to ½ page) by Thursday, … Continue reading

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