2015 Agronomy Update Meetings

Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomist The Department of Agronomy will offer Crop Production and Management Meetings at eight locations during January of 2015. Joe Lauer, Dan Undersander and Shawn Conley will present the latest information on hybrid/variety performance, an analysis and … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager 12/11/14

The 32nd issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available.  Click on the link below to view this issue.

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

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek and Joyce Wu, 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 November 29, 2014 through December … Continue reading

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CCA Luncheon

Bryan Jensen, UW IPM Program All CCAs, CPAgs and Professional Soil Scientists are invited to attend a buffet-style luncheon on Tuesday, January 13 in the Lake Rooms (Monona/Wingra/Waubesa) at the Alliant Energy Center. This lunch is free of charge and … Continue reading

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2014 Wisconsin Corn Hybrid Performance Trials

Joe Lauer, Kent Kohn, and Thierno Diallo Every year, the University of Wisconsin-Extension and the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences conduct a corn evaluation program in cooperation with the Wisconsin Crop Improvement Association. The purpose of … Continue reading

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Should We Be Using Soybean Maturity Group as a Tool for Variety Selection?

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Over the last decade I have noticed a subtle shift across much of the northern soybean growing region towards planting later maturity group soybeans. This shift, either conscious or unconscious, may be attributed … Continue reading

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Finalists for the 2014 Wisconsin Soybean Yield Contest are Announced

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The 2014 growing season proved to be yet another challenging year for many WI soybean growers.  Given these widespread challenges, we again experienced great interest in the 2014 WSA/WSMB Soybean Yield Contest.  The … Continue reading

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

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek and Joyce Wu, 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 November 15, 2014 through November … Continue reading

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Drastic outdoor cooling may create some grain storage and drying problems

Kenneth Hellevang, Ph.D., PE, Extension Engineer, Professor, North Dakota State University Extension Service The drastic outdoor cooling that has occurred may create some grain storage and drying problems. Following are some questions that I have received and my responses. The … Continue reading

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UW-Discovery Farms Annual Winter Conference Registration Now Open

PIGEON FALLS, Wis. – Registration for UW-Discovery Farms annual winter conference taking place on December 9th is now open. This year’s theme is Managing Nitrogen: More for the Plant, Less Leaving the Field. The one-day conference is a great educational opportunity for … Continue reading

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