2011 Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Test Results Official Publication Now Available

2011 Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Test Results Official Publication Now Available Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Wisconsin saw a 37% increase in winter wheat acres harvested (315,000) in the 2010 -2011 growing season compared to the previous year. … Continue reading

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Top 7 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment in 2011

Top 7 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment in 2011 Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist, Paul Esker, Extension Field Crops Plant Pathologist, John Gaska, Outreach Specialist Top 7 Winter wheat establishment recommendations: Variety selection: please see the 2011 … Continue reading

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The Official Draft of the 2011 WI Winter Wheat Performance Test

The Official Draft of the 2011 WI Winter Wheat Performance Test Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist As we await the professionally formatted 2011 WI Winter Wheat Performance Test Results please go to www.coolbean.info to view the official draft … Continue reading

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Study Confirms Resistance of Western Corn Rootworm Field Populations Bt CRW Corn in Northeastern Iowa

Study Confirms Resistance of Western Corn Rootworm Field Populations Bt CRW Corn in Northeastern Iowa Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist An Iowa State University entomologist research group led by Aaron J. Gassmann reported development of resistance by field populations of western … Continue reading

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Western Bean Cutworm Emergence Just Peaking in North-Central and Northeastern Counties

Western Bean Cutworm Emergence Just Peaking in North-Central and Northeastern Counties Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist The WI DATCP Wisconsin Pest Bulletin reported August 4th the phenology model for Western Bean Cutworm moth emergence suggests that 75% of the moth flight is … Continue reading

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Twospotted Spider Mite Potential on Soybean in Dry Areas

Twospotted Spider Mite Potential on Soybean in Dry Areas Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist On July 22 Phil Pellitteri, UW-Madison Insect Diagnostic Clinic, received a report (confirmed with a plant sample) of twospotted spider mite on soybean in Green County near … Continue reading

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Japanese Beetle – Scouting and Thresholds for Soybean and Corn

Japanese Beetle – Scouting and Thresholds for Soybean and Corn Eileen Cullen, Extension Entomologist Questions have come in this week concerning Japanese beetle on soybean and corn. There is one generation of Japanese beetle per year and we typically see … Continue reading

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Soybeans appearing ‘puckered’ or ‘crinkled’ following high temperatures

Soybeans appearing ‘puckered’ or ‘crinkled’ following high temperatures  Vince M. Davis, Cropping Systems Weed Scientist and Extension Specialist Temperatures across Wisconsin were in the 90’s and upper 90’s much of last week. Some areas were also in need of rain … Continue reading

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Diagnosing nutrient deficiencies in vegetable crops

Diagnosing nutrient deficiencies in vegetable crops Matt Ruark, Extension Soil Scientist Diagnosing nutrient deficiency symptoms in vegetables can be a challenge. They may be crops or plants with which we have little experience working with or the symptoms may not … Continue reading

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Considerations for late season UAN applications Matt Ruark, Extension Soil Scientist When deciding to make any late-season, rescue application of nitrogen (N), you will need to evaluate your N management program relative to the potential for N losses. Heavy rainfalls … Continue reading

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