Harvest Considerations for Variable Soybean Maturity Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Variable soil types, knolls, and drought have left some growers with extreme in-field variability of soybean maturity. There are areas in fields where the soybean seed is … Continue reading
Drought Induced Shatter Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The drought of 2012 continues to introduce new issues even as we progress into R7 (beginning maturity) soybean. Reports out of SW WI and verified at our Lancaster research site … Continue reading
First Announcement for the 2013 Wisconsin Corn Conferences Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomist Hold the dates of January 22-24, 2013 for the Wisconsin Corn Conferences Profitable corn production is extremely important to Wisconsin agriculture. Farmers today must be well informed about … Continue reading
Wisconsin Crop Manager September 6, 2012 The 25th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click below to view this issue.
Fertilizer Needs for Wheat following a Drought Carrie A.M. Laboski, Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist As preparations are made for planting the 2013 wheat crop, growers should consider how the 2012 drought might impact their fertilizer needs. There is a … Continue reading
Vegetable Crop Update 9/5/12 The 24th issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available. Click below to view this issue.
Top 8 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment in 2012 Shawn Conley (State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist), John Gaska (Outreach Specialist) Top 8 winter wheat establishment recommendations: 1. Variety selection: please see the 2012 WI Winter Wheat Performance Test 2. … Continue reading
Spider Mites: My Lessons Learned and Varietal Differences Noted Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Like many growers and crop consultants if I don’t see spider mites for another 24 years it will be too soon. As we transition … Continue reading
Late Summer Cutting Management of Alfalfa Dan Undersander (Forage Agronomist) and Bill Bland (Climatologist) Difficult alfalfa harvesting conditions sometimes result in farmers being off schedule for late summer harvesting alfalfa. This raises the question of best management for alfalfa harvest … Continue reading
UW-Extension/Madison Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update Brian Hudelson, Ann Joy, Amanda Zimmerman, Lindsay Wells, 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