Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter August 10, 2017

This is the 20th issue of the 24th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager and is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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Wisconsin DATCP Pest Bulletin, Aug 10, 2017

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 62 Issue No. 15 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/08-10-17.pdf LOOKING AHEAD: Corn rootworm beetle counts … Continue reading

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Vegetable Crop Update No. 16- August 4, 2017

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, Plant Pathology Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison Newsletter No. 16– August 4, 2017 Thank you to the staff and participants for making the Lelah Starks Foundation Seed Farm Field Day an outstanding event.  … Continue reading

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Wisconsin hosts the 2017 North American Manure Expo: August 22 & 23

George Koepp, Columbia County UW-Extension, Richard Halopka, Clark County UW-Extension The latest equipment and technology for professional manure management will be on display at the 2017 North American Manure Expo on August 22 and 23, 2017 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Begin Evaluating Corn Fields for Harvest

Joe Lauer, Wisconsin Corn Agronomist For most corn fields in Wisconsin, pollination and the “lag” phase of kernel development is wrapping up and we are in a “linear” phase of development where kernels are accumulating 4-6 bu/A per day. The … Continue reading

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Corn Rootworm

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Useful corn rootworm management data can, and should be gathered during the month of August. Digging and washing roots will provide insight on efficacy of rootworm management tactics. Scouting for beetles will give … Continue reading

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Does the Application of a Plant Growth Regulator and Fungicide Increase Oat Yield

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist John Gaska, Senior Outreach Specialist Adam Roth, Program Manager In an Oat Shock: The addition of Palisade PGR and Trivapro fungicide increased oat yield and reduced lodging Increased N rate above those … Continue reading

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UW/ UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update, August 10

Brian Hudelson, Sue Lueloff, John Lake and Ann Joy The PDDC receives samples of many plant and soil samples from around the state. The following diseases/disorders have been identified at the PDDC from July 29, 2017 through August 4, 2017. … 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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