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Insects That Affect Corn Emergence

Bryan Jensen IPM and UW Extension A lot of corn has, or will soon start to emerge. Over the next few weeks crop advisors will be evaluating stands for emergence. While there are many causes for poor emergence, seed corn … Continue reading

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Early Season Armyworms

Bryan Jensen UW Extension and IPM Program Migrating adults were noticed in DATCP’s black light trap network a few weeks ago. Specifically, in Rock and Monroe Counties. Since those early captures, relatively few have been reported. I’m not sure why. … Continue reading

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Black Cutworms in Corn

Bryan Jensen UW Extension IPM Program DATCP’s Pest Bulletin has been reporting some substantial black cutworm moth flights the last couple weeks from their pheromone trap network and have predicted an anticipated cutting date of May 20th. Although migrating adult … Continue reading

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Alfalfa Weevil

Bryan Jensen UW Extension and IPM Program Based on May 9th degree day accumulations (map below), the southern Mississippi River valley area of Wisconsin has reached 300 Weevil Degree Days (base 48 F). Now is the time scouting for alfalfa … Continue reading

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New CCA’s !!

Bryan Jensen UW Extension On behalf of the WI CCA Board, let’s welcome and congratulate the new CCAs certified in 2015. Please take a minute to review the list and call or send your compliments on a job well done. … Continue reading

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20 Year Milestone for Wisconsin CCA’s

Bryan Jensen UW Extension While time may fly, 20 years is still a very important achievement for these WI CCA’s. Please take time to review the list of WI CCA’s who have recently reached their 20 year anniversary. Give them … Continue reading

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Slugs

Bryan Jensen UW Extension During 2015, I had several conversations with producers and crop consultants regarding spring slug activity in corn and soybeans as well as some late-fall damage in cover crops. We had, I think, an unusually warm fall … Continue reading

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Handy Bt Trait Table Update

Bryan Jensen UW Extension Chris DiFonzo, Extension Entomologist from Michigan State University, has just updated her Handy Bt Trait Table.   It is my “go to” bulletin to determine which Bt proteins are express in the different seed corn products.

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Controlling Rootworms Using Traits Plus Soil Applied Insecticides

Bryan Jensen Entomology and IPM Program, UW Extension I have been getting a few questions regarding the practice of controlling rootworms with a CRW traited hybrid plus a soil applied insecticide. First, I would like to suggest that this tactic … Continue reading

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Chuck Bolte: 2016 WI CCA of the Year

Bryan Jensen UW IPM Program Please join the WI CCA Board in welcoming Chuck Bolte as the 2016 Wisconsin CCA of the Year! Chuck is currently working for AgSource Laboratories, Bonduel, WI and has over 20 years of agricultural work … Continue reading

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