Wisconsin Crop Manager 4/24/14

The 8th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available.  Click below to view this issue.

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20 Year Anniversary for Certified Professional Agronomists

As rewarding as it is to recognize a new class of CCA’s it is equally rewarding to recognize a class of Certified Professional Agronomists (CPAg) who have been certified for 20 years or more! Please take a look at the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Wisconsin CCA’s Achieving Full Certification!

On behalf of the Wisconsin CCA board, we would like to offer our congratulations and warmest wishes to 2013 Class of CCA’s. These individuals have passed the state and international exams, completed the required amount of crop advising experience, provided … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease 2014 Update

Damon L. Smith, Field Crops Extension Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison This week I scouted winter wheat in research trials located at the Arlington Agricultural research station. Wheat in the southern part of Wisconsin is starting to green up a bit. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager 4/17/14

The 7th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available.  Click below to view this issue.

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Vegetable Crop Update 4/16/14

The 2nd issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available.  Click below to view this update.

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Calibrate manure spreaders to determine nutrient credits

Kevin Shelley, UW NPM Program As much of Wisconsin continues to either thaw out, or dry out, now might be a good time for manure spreader weighing and calibration on dairy and livestock farms.  Determining the weight of an average … Continue reading

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Top 5 Recommendations for Soybean Establishment and Yield

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Summary: 1. Planting date matters for northern soybean growers. 2. Use a fungicide and insecticide seed treatment. 3. Plant your soybean seed 1″ deep. 4. In short….if rotating with corn no tillage is … Continue reading

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Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update

Brian Hudelson, Ann Joy, Erin DeWinter 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 April 5, 2014 … Continue reading

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Save the date: Agronomy/Soils Field Day August 27, 2014

Carrie Laboski, Associate Professor & Extension Soil Scientist The Agronomy/Soils Field Day will be held on August 27, 2014 at the Arlington Ag Research Station.  Details of topics and tours will be provided as they become available.

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