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Intensive Winter Wheat Management – 2018

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist John Gaska, Senior Outreach Specialist, Adam Roth, Program Manager, and Spyridon Mourtzinis, Post-doctoral researcher, Agronomy. Damon Smith, Field Crops Plant Pathologist and Brian Mueller, Asst. Researcher, Plant Pathology A research trial was … Continue reading

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Wisconsin White Mold Risk Maps – July 29, 2018

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison **These maps are for guidance only and should be used with other sources of information and professional advice when determining risk of white mold development. For field-specific predictions, we encourage … Continue reading

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2018 Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials

Shawn P. Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials are conducted each year to give growers information to select the best-performing varieties … Continue reading

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Wisconsin White Mold Risk Maps- July 15

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison To view the Wisconsin White Mold Risk Maps for July 15, click here. **These maps are for guidance only and should be used with other sources of information and professional … Continue reading

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Wisconsin White Mold Risk Maps- July 8

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison To view the Wisconsin White Mold Risk Maps, click here. **These maps are for guidance only and should be used with other sources of information and professional advice when determining … Continue reading

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To Spray or Not to Spray Fungicide on Corn for Grain or Silage?

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Treating field corn, for grain, with fungicide has become a common practice in the Midwest. With so many fungicide programs and formulations, and the re-emergence of yield-limiting corn diseases, like … Continue reading

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Fusarium Head Blight: What To Do As You Prepare For Wheat Harvest

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Shawn P. Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Figure 1. FHB on some wheat heads. Note the bleached and reddened appearance of infected kernels.   Fusarium head … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Fireworks and Spores To Fly: Independence Week in Wisconsin Brings White Mold Management Decisions

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Shawn Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Roger Schmidt, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison To read this article … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – June 26, 2018

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Brian Mueller, Assistant Field Researcher, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology crew has scouted and rated all winter wheat variety trials across … Continue reading

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New Videos: Early Season Soybean Management

Potential Causes of Poor Soybean Emergence in Cool Wet Soils Dr. Damon Smith, University of Wisconsin-Madison, visits a soybean field that shows signs of low emergence due to soil crusting and Pythium seed rot. The field has experienced cool wet … Continue reading

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