Category Archives: What’s New?

Wisconsin Fruit News-August 4, 2017

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension This morning feels like fall here in Madison, and we’re beginning to think about apple and grape harvest and ripeness assessments. However, there’s a lot more than just that to read about in … Continue reading

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Agronomy/Soil Field Day 2017

Cultivating a Resilient Agriculture Tours & Exhibits of Current Crops & Soils Research Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Arlington Agricultural Research Station Registration @ 8 am Tours depart from the Public Events Facility at 8:30 am, 10:30 am, & 1:45 pm … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News Supplemental Issue-July 24, 2017

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension With cherry harvest beginning in Door County this week and next, and spotted wing drosophila in full swing across the state, we’ve decided to put together some reminder information about recommendations for control … Continue reading

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Planning for Success with Cover Crops Field Day

Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison An upcoming field day on August 9th at the Lancaster Agricultural Research Station will provide cover crop recommendations and considerations. The field day will include presentations on cover crop … Continue reading

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Cover Crop Field Day

Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison An upcoming field day on August 11th at Jay Aspenson’s farm will provide an update to ongoing cover crop work in Crawford and Vernon County. The field day will … Continue reading

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Results of Intensive Winter Wheat Management in 2017

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin, Madison A research trial was initiated at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station to assess the impact of various management levels (Table 1) on the yield, test … Continue reading

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Wisconsin White Mold Risk Maps-July 27, 2017

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Jaime Willbur, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison Sclero-cast: A Soybean White Mold Prediction Model **This tool is for guidance only and should be used with other sources of information … Continue reading

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Corn and Southern Rust

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison If you are like me, you have been paying attention to reports from the southern U.S. indicating that southern rust of corn is making its way further north again this … Continue reading

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Report a pigweed and help prevent spread of new potentially herbicide resistant pigweed

Mark Renz, UW Madison Associate Professor and Extension Specialist Sam Marquardt, UW Madison Assistant Outreach Specialist Concern about the continued spread of waterhemp and Palmer amaranth exist in Wisconsin. While we have long battled other pigweeds like red-root and smooth, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference

Heidi Johnson, University of Wisconsin-Extension Dane County The 2018 Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference will take place on February 27 (9am-4pm) at the Holiday Inn in Steven’s Point.  This will be a statewide conference geared toward helping Wisconsin farmers use cover … Continue reading

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