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MOSES Organic Farming Conference and Organic University to offer Continuing Education Units (CEU) for Certified Crop Advisors (CCA)

Kevin B. Shelley, Outreach Program Manager, University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension Professionals certified through the American Society of Agronomy as Certified Crop Advisors (CCA) working in organic crop production, and those professionals interested exploring approaches to organic production, can obtain continuing education … Continue reading

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Preventing Cover Crops From Becoming Your Next Weed Problem

Daniel H. Smith, Mimi Broeske, and Kevin Shelley- Nutrient and Pest Management Program University of Wisconsin-Madison Termination of cover crops can be a challenge. A new publication from the Nutrient and Pest Management program details termination techniques, herbicide considerations, herbicides … Continue reading

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Cover crops following wheat or other small grains – Selection and management guidelines

Kevin Shelley, UW Nutrient and Pest Management Program 608-575-4746 Following harvest of winter wheat or other small grains in Wisconsin, if not planted to alfalfa, these fields are often left fallow. However, with more than 40 percent of the growing … Continue reading

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Pub: Frost seeding red clover in winter wheat

Grow your own nitrogen! If you plant winter wheat, you have an opportunity to “grow” your own nitrogen (N) to help manage input costs and accrue soil quality benefits. The age-old practice of green manuring, especially in conjunction with wheat, … Continue reading

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Cover cropping – Avoid clover competition

Cover cropping: Avoid clover competition when frost seeding medium red clover into winter wheat Kevin Shelley, UW-Madison Nutrient and Pest Management Program One cover cropping practice used by winter wheat growers involves frost seeding medium red clover seed into the … Continue reading

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Monitor Seedcorn Maggot Degree Days for Successful Planting of Untreated Soybean Seed

Kevin Shelley, UW Nutrient and Pest Management Program In this year of predicted tight margins for producing field crops, farmers are asking which expenses they might be able to cut—treated soybean seed might be an option. Soybeans are often planted … Continue reading

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Calibrate manure spreaders to determine nutrient credits

Kevin Shelley, UW NPM Program As much of Wisconsin continues to either thaw out, or dry out, now might be a good time for manure spreader weighing and calibration on dairy and livestock farms.  Determining the weight of an average … Continue reading

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MOSES Organic Farming Conference and Organic University to offer Continuing Education Units (CEU) for Certified Crop Advisors (CCA)

Kevin Shelley, UW NPM Program Professionals certified through the American Society of Agronomy as Certified Crop Advisors (CCA) working in organic crop production, and those professionals interested exploring approaches to organic production, can obtain continuing education units (CEU’s) at this … Continue reading

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Basic Soil Sampling for Wisconsin Agriculture

Kevin Shelley, Nutrient and Pest Management Program Specialist This video demonstrates the recommended procedures for collecting soil samples for basic, field-average fertility analyses from farm fields in Wisconsin. It also discusses procedures for submitting the samples to a state-certified soil … Continue reading

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New video – Wisconsin’s pre-sidedress nitrate test (PSNT)

New video – Wisconsin’s pre-sidedress nitrate test (PSNT) Carrie Laboski, Extension Soil Scientist, Dept. of Soil Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Kevin Shelley, Outreach Specialist, Nutrient & Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin- Madison The corn has been planted and is … Continue reading

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