Crop and Pest Management Workshop Aug 5

Registration is still open for UW-Madison Integrated Pest Management Program’s Crop & Pest Management Workshop to be held August 5, 2014. FAST and easy ONLINE registration by credit card: https://patstore.wisc.edu/ipm/register.asp Crop & Pest Management Workshop Date:               August 5, 2014 Location:         Arlington … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 7/24/14

Issue No. 12 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp   PRINT THIS ISSUE I N S I D E  T H I S  I S S U E LOOKING AHEAD:  Western bean cutworm flight expected to peak … Continue reading

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UW Crop Diagnostic Training Center workshops for 2014

Registration is still open for one of UW-Madison Integrated Pest Management Program’s Crop Diagnostic Training Center workshops for 2014. While the Diagnostic Troubleshooting Workshop was held on July 15, 2014, there is still time to register for the Crop & … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager 7/24/14

The 21st issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available.  Click on the link below to view this issue.

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Resilient Ag Conference now open to ag advisors and farmers: CCA Certification Credits Available

Lori Abendroth, Sustainable Corn Project Manager Lynn Laws, Sustainable Corn Project Communications Specialist UPPER MIDWEST… Crop Advisors can earn continuing education credits for CCA certification through in-person and online attendance of the Resilient Agriculture Conference, August 5-7, in Ames, Iowa. … Continue reading

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Cercospora Leaf Blight and Purple Seed Stain of Soybean

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin Over the last several weeks, soybean samples have been coming into the Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab with symptoms of Cercospora leaf blight (CLB).  I have also received numerous questions about … Continue reading

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2014 Agronomy/Soils Field Day Highlights UW-Madison Research

The Departments of Agronomy and Soil Science in conjunction with the Arlington Agricultural Research Station will host their annual field day on August 27, 2014. The field day will highlight UW-Madison research on emerging technologies, greenhouse gases in agriculture, and … Continue reading

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Late Blight Update

Amanda Gevens, Extension Plant Pathologist in Potatoes and Vegetables The late blight collected from potato in Portage County on Friday July 18, 2014 is of the US-8 genotype/strain. This type is resistant to mefenoxam/metalaxyl fungicides (ie: Ridomil) and is an … Continue reading

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UW-Extension/Madison Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update

Brian Hudelson, Ann Joy, Joyce Wu, Tom Hinsenkamp, and Catherine Wendt, Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic 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 … Continue reading

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Disease Supplement #2 – Vegetable Crop Update 7/18/14

Disease Supplement #2 of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available.  Click on the link below to view this supplement.

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