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Corn Rootworms

Bryan Jensen UW Extension The summer is going fast. July is here, rootworm larvae are feeding and adults will soon start emerging if they haven’t already. July is a great time to gain field information that will be essential for … Continue reading

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Cereal Leaf Beetle

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension Chris Allen just contacted me about some suspected cereal leaf beetle damage in wheat. I’ve talked to a few more people and they also mentioned similar damage. Damage, although mostly on the flag leaf, doesn’t appear to … Continue reading

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Pea Aphids in Alfalfa

Bryan Jensen UW Extension After looking at a few alfalfa fields on the Arlington Agricultural Research Station and talking with PJ Liesch, UW Entomology, it appears that some aphid species have been doing quite well this spring. Pea aphid populations … Continue reading

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Slugs

Bryan Jensen UW Extension I have been getting some calls and emails regarding slug damage in corn and soybean. With the way the weather has been going it was only a question of when, not if. Slugs are herbivorous and … Continue reading

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Jeff Polenske, International CCA of the Year!

Bryan Jensen UW Extension The American Society of Agronomy and the International Certified Crop Advisers Program have recently selected Jeff Polenske, Tilth Agronomy, as the 2015 ICCA of the Year. Jeff has over 27 years of Wisconsin crop advising experience … Continue reading

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Stalk Borer Management

Bryan Jensen UW Extension Depending on your location, stalk borer movement from grassy weeds to corn has, or will soon start. Although control with foliar insecticides is effective, timing is critical. Stalk borers overwinter as eggs laid on perennial grasses … Continue reading

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Summer CCA Exam Registration Deadline

Bryan Jensen UW Extension The registration deadline for the August 7 CCA exam deadline is rapidly approaching. You must register no later than June 26, 2015 to be able to take the summer exam(s). Online registration is available at https://www.certifiedcropadviser.org/exams/registration … Continue reading

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True Armyworm

Bryan Jensen UW Extension Survey staff for DATCP’s Wisconsin Pest Bulletin have reported significant flights of true armyworm adults in several Wisconsin locations. What should we be doing? First let’s review some basic information. True armyworm is the approved common … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting Early Season Corn insect Damage 101: What to look for.

Bryan Jensen UW Extension Troubleshooting early season corn insect damage can be difficult. There are several potential insect pests and some cause similar symptoms. Also, there is the possibility that if environmental and field conditions match up, new or unexpected … Continue reading

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Alfalfa Weevil Update

Bryan Jensen UW Extension I have been getting some questions regarding alfalfa weevil damage. First the good news. Harvest is well underway in southern Wisconsin and this is practice usually kills weevil larvae. The bad news is that it usually … Continue reading

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