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2017 UW Extension Pest Management Update Meetings

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Be sure to get the latest field crop pest management updates, by attending the 2017 PMU Meetings! Mark your calendars as the UW Extension’s Pest Management Update meetings are just around … Continue reading

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Corn Southern Rust Update – August 19, 2017

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Southern rust of corn has been confirmed in Wisconsin by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic. The sample came in from Kenosha Co. on August 18, 2017. This find is … Continue reading

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Timely Videos about Brown Stem Rot, Sudden Death Syndrome of Soybean

Damon Smith, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology Two short videos timely for telling the difference between the two diseases are linked here. Damon Smith talks about brown stem rot (BSR) of soybean. BSR can be a significant problem in years where the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Midseason Corn Disease Update

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology crew has scouted corn from the southern portion of Wisconsin, to as far north as Spooner. Overall, disease levels are low. We have run into … Continue reading

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Wisconsin White Mold Risk Update – August 5

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Jaime Willbur, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison Using Sclero-cast: A Soybean White Mold Prediction Model **This tool is for guidance only and should be used with other sources of information … Continue reading

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Wisconsin White Mold Risk Maps-July 27, 2017

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Jaime Willbur, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison Sclero-cast: A Soybean White Mold Prediction Model **This tool is for guidance only and should be used with other sources of information … Continue reading

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Corn and Southern Rust

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison If you are like me, you have been paying attention to reports from the southern U.S. indicating that southern rust of corn is making its way further north again this … Continue reading

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Wisconsin White Mold Risk Maps-July 21, 2017

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Jaime Willbur, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison Sclero-cast: A Soybean White Mold Prediction Model **This tool is for guidance only and should be used with other sources of information … Continue reading

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In-Season Corn Disease Management Decisions – 2017

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Tasseling has begun on field corn in the southern region of Wisconsin. With this, comes many questions about applying fungicide to control disease and preserve yield. What diseases are out … Continue reading

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Time to Start Preparing for White Mold Management in Soybean

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Jaime Willbur, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison Originally posted on 6/30/17 at http://fyi.uwex.edu/fieldcroppathology/2017/06/30/time-to-start-preparing-for-white-mold-management-in-soybean/ While many struggled to plant soybeans due to extremely wet weather this season, many fields we have observed … Continue reading

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