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2018 Wisconsin Corn Hybrid Performance Trials- Grain, Silage, Specialty, Organic

Kent Kohn, Thierno Diallo, and Joe Lauer Every year, the University of Wisconsin Extension-Madison and College of Agricultural and Life Sciences conduct a corn evaluation program. The purpose of this program is to provide unbiased performance comparisons of hybrid seed … Continue reading

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2019 Agronomy Update Meetings

This is the first announcement for the 2019 Agronomy Update meeting series. The Department of Agronomy and UWEX will offer Crop Production and Management meetings at eight locations during 2019. Joe Lauer and Shawn Conley will present the latest information … Continue reading

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Handling Flooded and Down Corn at Silage and Grain Harvest

  Dr. Joe Lauer, UW-Madison Agronomy and UWEX state corn specialist Rain events during August produced localized flooding affecting numerous corn fields. Recent high winds combined with saturated soils have resulted in lodged corn. All this is occurring at the … Continue reading

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Corn Cost of Production Estimates for 2018

Dr. Joe Lauer, UW-Madison Agronomy and UWEX state corn specialist A new blog post is available on the Wisconsin Corn Agronomy website. “It is difficult to predict the economics of corn production next year. In the last blog we discussed … Continue reading

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Economic Forecast for Corn Production Next Season

Dr. Joe Lauer, UW-Madison Agronomy and UWEX state corn specialist As the holiday season starts to wind down, plans more and more firm for the 2018 production season. There is still quite a bit of time before planters start rolling … Continue reading

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2018 Wisconsin Agronomy Update Meetings

Attached is the the schedule for the 2018 Agronomy Update meeting series to be held January 3-9, 2018. This annual meeting series is designed to bring current information to consultants, farmer / seed dealers, seed company and industry representatives, and … Continue reading

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2017 Wisconsin Corn Hybrid Performance Trials

Kent Kohn, Thierno Diallo, and Joe Lauer Every year, the University of Wisconsin Extension-Madison and College of Agricultural and Life Sciences conduct a corn evaluation program, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Crop Improvement Association. The purpose of this program is … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Begin Evaluating Corn Fields for Harvest

Joe Lauer, Wisconsin Corn Agronomist For most corn fields in Wisconsin, pollination and the “lag” phase of kernel development is wrapping up and we are in a “linear” phase of development where kernels are accumulating 4-6 bu/A per day. The … Continue reading

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Corn Late Planting/Replanting Guidelines

Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomist This week many farmers will be evaluating corn stands. Find useful links to publications below. http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Pubs/UWEX/A3353.pdf http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Management/L004.aspx

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How Quickly Can Farmers Plant Corn in Wisconsin?

Dr. Joe Lauer, UW-Madison Agronomy and UWEX state corn specialist, has added a new article to his blog. Below, find an excerpt and link to his website. http://wisccorn.blogspot.com/2017/05/B087.html Figure 1. Wisconsin corn planting progress from 1987 to 2017. The bold … Continue reading

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