Wisconsin Fruit News- Volume 3, Issue 6

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/y70yf3 This week in the WI Fruit News you can read about: Rain and insecticide applications New fruit team publications, and updates to website Insect Diagnostic Lab update Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic update … Continue reading

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Maintaining Soil Fertility is Important For Soil Health

Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist, Francisco Arriaga, Professor UW Soil Science, Soil Science Specialist, UW-Madison Maintaining soil fertility is important not only for profitable crop production, but also soil health. In a long-term P and K … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 9, June 28

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 9 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/06-28-18.pdf I N S I D E  T H … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter for June 28

This is the 12th 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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Weed Science Plot Tour

The Wisconsin Cropping Systems Weed Science Program (WiscWeeds) would like to invite corn and soybean farmers, agronomists, industry representatives and Ag educators to attend the 2018 “Weed Science Plot Tour” on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at Arlington Ag Research Station … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – June 26, 2018

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Brian Mueller, Assistant Field Researcher, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology crew has scouted and rated all winter wheat variety trials across … Continue reading

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Application Window For Most Soybean Herbicides Coming Close To An End

by Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist) Excessive and constant rainfall through the season thus far across southern Wisconsin has challenged timely herbicide applications in our experimental plots. If not raining, the wind was often blowing or the … Continue reading

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Keeping Water in our Soil: Iowa County Uplands Watershed Group Farm Tour

Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program University of Wisconsin-Madison An upcoming field day on July 27th in northern Iowa County will provide insight into agronomic management practices that improve water infiltration. The field day will showcase no-till drilling, … Continue reading

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Japanese Beetles

Bryan Jensen, IPM Program and Dept. of Entomology They’re back. Anyone surprised? Adult Japanese beetles are starting to emerge, however, we don’t expect peak emergence for a few more weeks. What will happen in 2018 is anyone’s guess. Last year was … Continue reading

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Waterhemp Management Challenge Plot Tour

Rodrigo Werle, University of Wisconsin-Madison and UW Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist; Dan Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program University of Wisconsin-Madison According to our recent SURVEY, waterhemp has become the most concerning weed species in row crop production in Wisconsin. The University … Continue reading

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