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 September … Continue reading

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Vegetable Crop Update 9/26/14

The 23rd issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available. Click on the link below to view this update.

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Cover Crops Field Day scheduled for October 8

Heidi Johnson, UW-Extension Dane County crops/soils agent, 608-224-3705 Johnson.Heidi@countyofdane.com Cover crops can be used effectively to reduce soil erosion, reduce the need for herbicides and other pesticides, protect water quality by limiting nitrogen (N) leaching, and increase soil organic matter. … Continue reading

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2014 UW Extension Pest Management Update Meeting Series

Mark Renz, Extension Weed Specialist Mark your calendars as the UW Extension’s Pest Management Update meetings are just around the corner (November 10-20). While the program will still provide detailed updates to pest management in Wisconsin field crops, we have … Continue reading

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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 September … Continue reading

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44th Annual North Central Extension-Industry Soil Fertility Conference

Save the Date: November 19-20, 2014 Holiday Inn Airport, Des Moines, IA We would like to invite you to attend the 2014 North Central Extension-Industry Soil Fertility Conference being held Nov. 19-20 at the Holiday Inn Airport in Des Moines, … Continue reading

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Fall is Still a Good Time to Sample for SCN and Other Plant Parasitic Nematodes

The WI Soybean Marketing Board (WSMB) sponsors free nematode testing to help producers stay ahead of the most important nematode pest of soybean, the soybean cyst nematode (SCN). Eggs of SCN persist in the soil between soybean crops so a … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager 9/18/14

The 29th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.  

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Harvest Considerations for Variable Soybean Maturity

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Variable soil types, knolls, flooding and drought have left many growers with extreme in-field variability of soybean maturity.   There are areas in fields where the soybean seed is 13% or less moisture adjacent … Continue reading

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Vegetable Crop Update 9/12/14

The 22nd issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available.  Click on the link below to view this issue.

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