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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – June 10

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Winter wheat in much of southern and central Wisconsin is now in active anthesis or past anthesis. Spraying for Fusarium head blight (FHB) is not recommended once … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update: June 3

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison We have scouted wheat from South of Madison, Wisconsin up through to near Fond du Lac this week. Most winter wheat we have looked at has headed … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – May 26

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Winter wheat in the south and south-central portions of Wisconsin is quickly approaching heading. Most wheat we have looked at recently is at boot stage with some … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – May 20

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Plant Pathologist Winter wheat plots were examined this week by my graduate student, Brian Mueller, near Sharon, WI (far southern Wisconsin). Flag leaves had recently emerged and wheat looked very good in this location. No … Continue reading

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New Fact Sheets on Stem Canker and Pod and Stem Blight

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Plant Pathologist During the 2014 season, two diseases appeared to be quite widespread across the midwest on soybean. These disease were stem canker and also pod and stem blight. Next to white mold, these diseases were … Continue reading

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Using Fungicides on Alfalfa for Dairy Production in Wisconsin

Damon Smith, Assistant Professor and Extension Field Crops Plant Pathologist, UW-Madison; Scott Chapman, Researcher, Departments of Plant Pathology and Entomology, UW-Madison; Bryan Jensen, Outreach Program Manager, Integrated Pest Management Program, UW-Madison; Greg Blonde, Agricultural Agent, UW-Extension, UW-Madison; Bill Halfman, Agricultural … Continue reading

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Stripe Rust on Wheat: Stay Alert!

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison I recently visited some wheat plots in southern Wisconsin. As in previous weeks, wheat is looking good and tillering well and nearing the jointing stage. Few disease … Continue reading

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New Forecasting System for Fusarium Head Blight Now Available

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Fusarium head blight (FHB or scab) was a very damaging disease for many winter wheat growers in Wisconsin in 2014. This disease is caused by a fungus … Continue reading

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Fungicide Efficacy Tables Updated For 2015!

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Plant Pathologist The corn, soybean, and small grains fungicide efficacy tables have been updated for the 2015 field season. The efficacy tables reflect efficacy ratings from a group of land grant extension pathologists from around … Continue reading

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New Wheat Powdery Mildew Fact Sheet

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Plant Pathologist A new fact sheet concerning powdery mildew of wheat has recently been published. The fact sheet describes symptoms of the disease and how to best manage it. To obtain a PDF version of the … Continue reading

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