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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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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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