Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – May 28, 2017

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Brian Mueller, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Get out there and SCOUT, SCOUT, SCOUT! The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology crew spent some time … Continue reading

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Wet weather field crop pests, millipedes and slugs

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Millipedes Because of the wet/cool weather, I’m sure a lot of people will be in fields focusing on corn and soybean emergence.  Although there are many potential causes for poor stands, millipedes are … Continue reading

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Weed Identification Series, 3 Biennial Thistles

Mark Renz UW Madison Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Chelsea Zegler UW Madison Associate Research Specialist We wanted to emphasize Wisconsin’s common weedy biennial thistles in this weed identification series installment.  While Wisconsin has dozens of different thistles, we have three … Continue reading

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Videos: Early season disease scouting for winter wheat

Here are links to two short videos from Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He talks about in-season fungicide use on winter wheat. He also talks about the three key crop development stages … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager May 25, 2017

The 10th issue of the 24th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 5-25-16

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 62 Issue No. 5 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available. Click here to view this issue. I N S I D E  T H I S  … Continue reading

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Managing Rained-on Alfalfa for Haylage

Dan Undersander, Forage Agronomist, University of Wisconsin Much forage is being rained on.  The following factsheet may be helpful.

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Considerations for 2017 Cover Crop Interseeding

Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, Matt Ruark, Soil Science Extension Specialist, Department of Soil Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison  Cover crop establishment Cover crop establishment following wheat, silage corn, and canning crops can be relatively easy. Corn and soybean production … Continue reading

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Corn Late Planting/Replanting Guidelines

Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomist This week many farmers will be evaluating corn stands. Find useful links to publications below. http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Pubs/UWEX/A3353.pdf http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/Management/L004.aspx

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Vegetable Crop Update May 22, 2017

Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist 2017’s 5th issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available. In this edition, please find information on disease updates for late blight and cucurbit downy mildew and an updated list … Continue reading

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