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2017 Wisconsin CCA of the Year

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program The Wisconsin CCA Board is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Wisconsin CCA of the Year Award.  This award is designed to recognize a CCA who is highly innovative, delivers exceptional customer service, has … Continue reading

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Slug Feeding in Cereal Rye Cover Crop Seedings

Bryan Jensen & Mike Travis, UW Extension Brian Briski, Mark Biel and Dana Swanson, NRCS During a brief survey of recent cereal rye cover crop seedings in NW Wisconsin (Pierce, Pepin and Dunn Counties) we observed severe slug feeding on … Continue reading

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“Worms” in Corn Ears

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program I’ve had a few calls as well as personnel observations regarding “worms” and their damage in corn ears. European corn borer seems to be making a bit of a comeback. Although these reports have … Continue reading

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Scouting for Corn Rootworm Beetles

Bryan Jensen UW Extension and IPM Program Although northern and western corn rootworm beetles have been emerged for a while, we are rapidly approaching that time period (early/mid-August through early September) when oviposition will be in full swing. Never before … Continue reading

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Two-Spotted Spider Mite and Soybean Aphid Update

Bryan Jensen UW Extension and IPM Program I recently received a phone call from an independent crop consultant who is finding treatable populations of two-spotted spider mites (TSSM) on soybean. I was surprised because I didn’t think our weather patterns … Continue reading

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Soybean Aphids

Bryan Jensen UW Extension and IPM Program Although soybean aphid populations have been low this growing season, I thought I would offer a quick summary of an article recently written and reviewed by several research and extension entomologist from the … Continue reading

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Evaluating Corn Roots for Rootworm Damage

Bryan Jensen UW Extension and IPM Program Evaluating corn roots for rootworm feeding has several benefits in continuous corn and includes validation of your current control practice, monitoring for potential resistance to Bt and to confirm/reject if rootworms are responsible … Continue reading

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Insect Notes

Bryan Jensen UW Extension and IPM Program No crystal ball here, just a few quick notes on potential insect problem to be aware of. Japanese Beetles: We haven’t seen peak Japanese Beetle emergence yet but that doesn’t mean it is … Continue reading

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Preparing for Corn Rootworms

Bryan Jensen UW Extension and IPM Program Corn rootworm egg hatch has been underway in southern Wisconsin for a short period of time. Not that you would expect to see above ground symptoms, but it is a good time to … Continue reading

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Stalk Borers

Bryan Jensen UW Extension and IPM Program Stalk borers are starting to move to corn in the southern part of the state and likely hop vine borers are doing the same. Both insects overwinter as eggs and initially feed on … Continue reading

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