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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
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
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
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
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
Available from the NPM Program! A new visual guide for identifying two of the pigweed species of special concern in Wisconsin: Waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus) and Palmer Amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri). Waterhemp is common in Wisconsin and has documented resistance to some … Continue reading
Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Tasseling has begun on field corn in the southern region of Wisconsin. With this, comes many questions about applying fungicide to control disease and preserve yield. What diseases are out … Continue reading
We hope you enjoy this issue of the Wisconsin Fruit Newsletter, where you can find out about: http://go.wisc.edu/31t8yi * What’s going on with worker protection * Integrating biological control into an IPM program * Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic update * … Continue reading
It’s time for another Wisconsin Fruit newsletter, featuring information about: http://go.wisc.edu/empp63 * Follow up on the article on the reduced risk insecticide Intrepid * Endangered Species Protection Bulletins and Methoxyfenozide-containing pesticides * IPM: Mating disruption * Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic … Continue reading
Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Kernza, Cover Crops and Conservation Field Day will provide research updates on projects that enhance soil health and farm profits, as well as an opportunity to see a … Continue reading