Wisconsin Crop Manager 8/21/14

The 25th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available.  Click on the link below to view this issue.

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New video – How to scout for corn rootworm beetles

Bryan Jensen, University of Wisconsin Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program Corn rootworms (CRW) are a threat to agriculture in Wisconsin due to the damage they can have on corn crop yields. A new video has been created to show you … Continue reading

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Top 7 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment in 2014

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist, John Gaska, Outreach Specialist David Marburger, Graduate Student Top 7 winter wheat establishment recommendations: 1. Variety selection: please see the 2014 WI Winter Wheat Performance Test 2. Plant new seed (DO NOT plant saved … Continue reading

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Big weeds found at the Farm Technology Days event in Portage County

Mark Renz, Extension Weed Scientist Despite the cool summer we had plenty of weeds at the Weed Experts booth this past week.  Of the many samples brought in for identification eight participants submitted nine weeds they felt deserved the title … Continue reading

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Soil Sampling Season Just Around the Corner

Kim Meyer, Southwest Regional Specialist Fall is the ideal time of year to conduct routine soil sampling of your cropland.  Not only are there typically more favorable weather conditions for soil sampling as compared to the spring season, but it … Continue reading

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2014 Agronomy/Soils Field Day Highlights UW-Madison Research

The Departments of Agronomy and Soil Science in conjunction with the Arlington Agricultural Research Station will host their annual field day on August 27, 2014. The field day will highlight UW-Madison research on emerging technologies, greenhouse gases in agriculture, and … Continue reading

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Vegetable Crop Update 8/15/14

The 18th issue of the Vegetable Crop Update 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, 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 August … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 8/14/14

Issue No. 15 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp   PRINT THIS ISSUE I N S I D E  T H I S  I S S U E LOOKING AHEAD:  Western bean cutworm flight subsiding statewide FORAGES & GRAINS:  … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager 8/14/14

The 24th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available.  Click on the link below to view this issue.

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