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Mark Renz, University of Wisconsin Extension Weed Scientist Forage quality can be reduced by weeds in alfalfa. While this response can be seen at any time during the life of an alfalfa stand, effects are most evident in the first … Continue reading
Alfalfa Removal in Spring Mark Renz Extension Weed Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison While removal of old stands is recommended with fall applications, many fields are now slated for removal due to winter-kill. This can be challenging, but options exist depending … Continue reading
Pasture Weed Management after a Drought Mark Renz Extension Weed Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Although spring precipitation has alleviated some concern about a continued drought, we can expect some lingering effects in 2013. Many pastures last summer were overgrazed, and … Continue reading
Planting alfalfa-grass mixtures? Check the plant-back restrictions from previous herbicide applications.
Planting alfalfa-grass mixtures? Check the plant-back restrictions from previous herbicide applications Mark Renz Extension Weed Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Alfalfa plantings are predicted to be higher in 2013 than the past several years in Wisconsin. While most fields will likely … Continue reading
Factsheets on Poisonous Plants Now Available The Factsheets on Poisonous Plants can now be accessed on the UWEX Team Forage website. To access the factsheets click here or on the link below. http://www.uwex.edu/ces/crops/uwforage/PoisonPlants8-12.pdf
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
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
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
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
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