It’s Time to Check for Corn Rootworm Damage

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension, UW-Madison Integrated Pest Management Program The next 2-3 weeks will be a good time to start spot-check continuous corn fields for corn rootworm feeding injury. Peak damage will usually occur by late July. Waiting longer increases the … 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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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update July 6

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 June 30, 2018 through July 6, 2018. … Continue reading

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Soybean Meal Value Variation: A Case Study in U.S. Swine

Shawn P. Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] is the most important oilseed crop in the U.S., grown mainly as a protein and oil source for animal and human consumption. Upon … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 10, July 5

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 10 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/07-05-18.pdf I N S I D E  T H … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter for July 5

This is the 13th issue of the 25th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager and is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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Growing Winter Wheat Profitably Event

UW-Extension will host a ‘Growing Winter Wheat Profitably’ at the Public Events Building of the Arlington Research Station on July 9 from 10am until 2pm. Winter wheat acreage has decreased in recent years due to dockage at the elevator and … 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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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update June 29

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 June 23, 2018 through June 29, 2018. … Continue reading

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Agronomy Soils Field Day- August 22

Below is the flyer for the Agronomy/Soils Field Day at Arlington Ag Research Station on August 22, 2018. Please add this to your calendars. We hope to see you all there.

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