Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter, November 15, 2018

The 23rd issue of the 25th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager. All the WCM blog articles for the week are compiled into one PDF.

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Wisconsin Soybean Variety Performance Trials

Shawn P. Conley, Adam C. Roth, John M. Gaska, and Damon L. Smith Departments of Agronomy and Plant Pathology University of Wisconsin, Madison The Wisconsin Soybean Performance Trials are conducted each year with the producer’s needs in mind. Our objective … Continue reading

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Recent UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Updates

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 October 13, 2018 through November, 2018. The … Continue reading

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2018 UW Waterhemp Challenge: Comparison of Soil Residual Soybean Herbicides

by Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist), Dan Smith (UW NPM Southwest Wisconsin Regional Specialist) and Richard Proost (UW NPM Sr. Outreach Specialist) Waterhemp management in soybeans was a challenge for several farmers in 2018. As we finalize … Continue reading

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2018 Wisconsin Oats & Barley Performance Tests

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist The Wisconsin oat and barley performance trials are conducted each year to serve Wisconsin growers. Trials include released varieties, experimental lines from Wisconsin and Midwestern states, and lines from private companies. The … Continue reading

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2019 IPM Field Scout Training Class

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program The Madison Field Scout Training Class (354) will be held on the UW Madison Campus from January 7-11, 2019. The course is designed to provide the skills necessary for proper pest identification, crop … Continue reading

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UW Discovery Farms 7th Annual Conference

Pigeon Falls, WI. – Register today for the 7th Annual UW Discovery Farms Conference set to be held on December 12, 2018, at the Glacier Canyon Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Farmers, crop consultants, agency personnel and anyone with … Continue reading

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Sporebuster, a New White Mold Fungicide Value Calculator

Damon L. Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Sporebuster smartphone application When a fungicide application is needed to control white mold in soybeans, Sporebuster can help determine a profitable program. You enter your … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter, October 18, 2018

The 22nd issue of the 25th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager. All the WCM blog articles for the week are compiled into one PDF.

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2019 Agronomy Update Meetings

This is the first announcement for the 2019 Agronomy Update meeting series. The Department of Agronomy and UWEX will offer Crop Production and Management meetings at eight locations during 2019. Joe Lauer and Shawn Conley will present the latest information … Continue reading

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