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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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Wisconsin Late-Season Soybean Disease Update

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison To read this post from its original site, click here. The calls have been coming in this past week on a couple of soybean diseases. In the southern third of … Continue reading

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Late Season Corn Foliar Disease Update and Hail-Damaged Corn

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison To view this article on their website, click here. Scouting by my team and phone calls from extension personnel, consultants, and farmers have made it evident that there are several … Continue reading

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