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Big weeds found at the Weed Doctor’s Booth at Farm Technology Days

Big weeds found at the Weed Doctor’s Booth at Farm Technology Days Mark Renz, Extension Weed Scientist This year we had 26 entries into the biggest weed contest.  Past winners such as plumeless thistle and common mullein were entered as … Continue reading

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Watch out for Poisonous Plants this Summer

Watch out for Poisonous Plants this Summer Mark Renz Extension Weed Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison As pastures are not productive in much of Wisconsin due to the drought and the supply of hay remains low throughout the US, the potential … Continue reading

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Biggest Weed Contest to be held at the Weed Doctor’s Booth at Farm Technology Days in Outagamie County

Biggest Weed Contest to be held at the Weed Doctor’s Booth at Farm Technology Days in Outagamie County Mark Renz, UW-Madison Extension Weed Scientist The weather has been crazy this spring and summer, but the Weed Doctors are betting that … Continue reading

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Pest Management Mobile Available

Pest Management Mobile Available Mark Renz, Extension Weed Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Extension Don’t forget that access to key information in Pest Management in Wisconsin Field Crops (A3646) is now available for smartphones and tablets.  This past fall we … Continue reading

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New Fact Sheets Added for Invasive Plants and Weeds

New Fact Sheets Added for Invasive Plants and Weeds The Renz lab in the UW-Madison Agronomy Department in cooperation with University of Wisconsin-Extension Team Horticulture, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and the Midwest Invasive Plant Network has continued the development … Continue reading

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2012 Weed emergence in Wisconsin: uncharted territory

2012 Weed emergence in Wisconsin: uncharted territory Mark Renz Extension Weed Scientist, Agronomy Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison Time of first weed emergence is fairly consistent from year to year.  For example Jerry Doll monitored yellow foxtail emergence over a three … Continue reading

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USDA-APHIS grants nonregulated status for roundup ready alfalfa

USDA-APHIS grants nonregulated status for roundup ready alfalfa Mark Renz, Extension Weed Scientist, University of Wisconsin Madison On January 27, 2011 USDA-APHIS announced it will deregulate Roundup Ready alfalfa. This decision will lift the three year ban on planting of … Continue reading

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