Spider Mites: My Lessons Learned and Varietal Differences Noted

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

Posted in Insects & Mites | Tagged | Leave a comment

Late Summer Cutting Management of Alfalfa

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

Posted in Crops | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

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

Posted in Plant Disease | Leave a comment

Wisconsin Crop Manager August 30, 2012

Wisconsin Crop Manager August 30, 2012 The 24th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available.  Click below to view this issue.

Posted in WCM Issue Files, WCM newsletter | Leave a comment

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 8/30/12

Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 8/30/12 Issue No. 20 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp     PRINT THIS ISSUE PLEASE NOTE:  This is the last regularly scheduled bulletin for 2012. A final summary issue will be published in November … Continue reading

Posted in Insects & Mites | Leave a comment

Drought 2012: USDA Changes Crop Insurance Rules for Cover Crop Harvesting in Spring 2013

Drought 2012: USDA Changes Crop Insurance Rules for Cover Crop Harvesting in Spring 2013 Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison/Extension A recent UW Extension bulletin explained USDA crop insurance rules applying to farmers growing emergency forage or cover … Continue reading

Posted in Crops | Tagged | Leave a comment

Vegetable Crop Update 8/30/12

Vegetable Crop Update 8/30/12 The 23rd issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available.  Click below to view this issue.

Posted in Veg Crop Update | Leave a comment

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

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

Posted in Plant Disease | Leave a comment

Wisconsin Crop Manager August 23, 2012

Wisconsin Crop Manager August 23, 2012 The 23rd issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available.  Click below to view this issue.

Posted in WCM Issue Files, WCM newsletter | Leave a comment

IPM Toolkit version 1.2 just released

IPM Toolkit version 1.2 just released The IPM Toolkit Version 1.2 is available to users for free for iPhones and iPads. Check out this application:  http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ipm-toolkit/id504685615?mt=8 What’s New in Version 1.2 The “Pictures” tab has been redesigned to download images … Continue reading

Posted in What's New? | Leave a comment