Agronomy/Soils Field Day Schedule is Set The annual Agronomy/Soils Field Day is scheduled for Wednesday, August 29 at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station. As usual there is a great line up of speakers and topics! See below for details. Light … Continue reading
Dry Weather Increases Risk of Twospotted Spidermite Eileen Cullen (Dept. of Entomology) Drought conditions are favorable for two-spotted spider mite outbreaks. Dry weather, low humidity and temperatures exceeding 85°F are associated with spider mite population growth. Spider mites damage plants … Continue reading
Getting the Most from Drought Stressed Forages Dan Undersander, Forage Agronomist Good management of moisture stressed forages will increase maintenance of a good stand and reduce the loss of forage production. Management of alfalfa, grass hayfields, pasture and corn each … Continue reading
Vegetable Crop Update 7/3/12 The 15th issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available. Click below to view this update.
Questions About Whiteflies in Soybean Eileen Cullen (Dept. of Entomology) Whiteflies have been reported over the last week from a farmer call to Carl Duley, Agriculture Agent, UW-Extension Buffalo County in western Wisconsin. I also found a few whiteflies during … Continue reading
Preliminary Wheat Yield Results – Janesville, WI Shawn Conley Preliminary winter wheat yields at our Janesville, WI variety trial site have been averaging 85 bu per acre. Test weights have all been above 60 pounds with moisture ranges of 12 … Continue reading
Managing Through the Drought: A Special ASA Webinar Hot, dry conditions have significantly impacted crops across wide areas of the U.S. in 2012. While some areas have received rain, many are experiencing conditions not seen for many years. As a … Continue reading
Wisconsin Crop Manager June 28, 2012 The 15th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click below to view this issue.
Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 6/28/12 Issue No. 12 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: Annual flight of western … Continue reading
Video Showing Potato Leafhopper Scouting in Alfalfa [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36GxwsXhLGg[/youtube] Bryan Jensen, University of Wisconsin Integrated Pest Management Program, takes you into the field to show you how to scout and manage potato leafhopper in alfalfa fields. Start scouting 5-7 days after … Continue reading