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Wisconsin Soybean Variety Performance Trials

Shawn P. Conley, Adam C. Roth, John M. Gaska, and Damon L. Smith Departments of Agronomy and Plant Pathology University of Wisconsin, Madison The Wisconsin Soybean Performance Trials are conducted each year with the producer’s needs in mind. Our objective … Continue reading

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Sporebuster, a New White Mold Fungicide Value Calculator

Damon L. Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Sporebuster smartphone application When a fungicide application is needed to control white mold in soybeans, Sporebuster can help determine a profitable program. You enter your … Continue reading

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2018 Corn Silage Fungicide Trial Results: A Story of Vomitoxin

Damon L. Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Brian Mueller, M.S., Assistant Researcher, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison; John Goeser, Ph.D., Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Animal Nutrition and … Continue reading

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Two New Videos Posted on Corn Diseases In Wisconsin

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Gibberella ear rot on corn. The 2018 corn growing season has been met with numerous disease challenges this season. From typical foliar disease issues like gray leaf spot and northern … Continue reading

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Bacterial Leaf Streak of Corn Confirmed for the First Time in Wisconsin

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Carol Groves, Associate Researcher, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Brian Hudelson, Plant Disease Diagnostician, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Sue Lueloff, Assistant Plant Disease Diagnostician, University of Wisconsin-Madison To view this post from its original … Continue reading

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What to Expect from Stalk Rot and Mycotoxins in Severely Diseased and Damaged Corn

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison To view this blog post from its original website, click here. Corn is looking pretty rugged in many areas of the Wisconsin corn belt. Areas in southern, southwestern, and south-central … Continue reading

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Top 8 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment in 2018

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist; John Gaska, Outreach Specialist; Damon Smith, State Field Crops Pathology Specialist Top 8 winter wheat establishment recommendations: Variety selection: please see the 2018 WI Winter Wheat Performance Test Plant new seed (DO … Continue reading

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Tar Spot on Corn in Wisconsin

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Tar spot is no longer a cosmetic leaf disease in Wisconsin and Illinois. We have seen epic levels this season, resulting in severe damage in some fields and early dry-down … Continue reading

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2018 Wisconsin Pest Management Update Meetings

The schedule for the 2018 Wisconsin Pest Management Update meeting series has been set. Presentations will include agronomic pest management information for Wisconsin field and forage crops. Speakers include Mark Renz and Rodrigo Werle, weed scientists, Damon Smith, plant pathologist, … Continue reading

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2018 Pest Management Update Meeting Series Announced

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison The schedule for the Wisconsin Pest Management Update meeting series has been set. Presentations will include agronomic pest management information for Wisconsin field and forage crops. Speakers include Mark Renz … Continue reading

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