Forage harvest and re-crop considerations following these drought conditions

Forage harvest and re-crop considerations following these drought conditions Vince M. Davis, Extension Weed Scientist Due to the drought conditions, some growers are considering harvesting their corn and/or soybean crops earlier than normal as a forage this year, and furthermore … Continue reading

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Big weeds found at the Weed Doctor’s Booth at Farm Technology Days

Big weeds found at the Weed Doctor’s Booth at Farm Technology Days Mark Renz, Extension Weed Scientist This year we had 26 entries into the biggest weed contest.  Past winners such as plumeless thistle and common mullein were entered as … Continue reading

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Watch out for Poisonous Plants this Summer

Watch out for Poisonous Plants this Summer Mark Renz Extension Weed Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison As pastures are not productive in much of Wisconsin due to the drought and the supply of hay remains low throughout the US, the potential … Continue reading

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

UW-Extension/Madison Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update Brian Hudelson, Ann Joy, Amanda Zimmerman, Adam Greene, Andrew Pape, Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic The PDDC receives samples of many plant samples from around the state.  The following diseases/disorders have been identified at … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager July 19, 2012

Wisconsin Crop Manager July 19, 2012 The 18th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available.  Click below to view this issue.  

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Western Bean Cutworm, Field and Sweet Corn

As reported in the WDATCP Wisconsin Pest Bulletin updates, also featured weekly here on the Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter blog site, the western bean cutworm degree-day model indicates that 75% or more of the adult population has emerged as far … Continue reading

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Vegetable Crop Update 7/18/12

The 17th issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available.  Click below to view this issue.

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 7/19/12

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 7/19/12 Issue No. 14 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp     PRINT THIS ISSUE

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Corn rootworm damage and root node injury scoring (Video)

Bryan Jensen, University of Wisconsin Integrated Pest Management Program, takes you into the field to show you how to use root node injury scoring with corn root worm damage to corn. Crop rotation is an excellent method of controlling corn … Continue reading

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Will we have enough corn?

Will we have enough corn? Joe Lauer, University of Wisconsin Corn Agronomist I have been getting questions about the impact of the drought on corn production from this year’s crop. It is still too early to predict the success of … Continue reading

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