Wisconsin UWEX Vegetable Crop Update Issue 1, 2

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, UW-Madison Plant Pathology Department Vegetable Crop Updates newsletter #1 In This Issue: Potato & vegetable disease forecasting primer Be on the lookout for hop downy mildew Horticultural updates and upcoming … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News- April 20, 2018

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/78qyte Welcome back! We’re excited for this third season of the Wisconsin Fruit Newsletter. Due to popular demand, items in the table of contents (on the left sidebar of the first page of the … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update April 20

Brian Hudelson, Sue Lueloff, John Lake and Ann Joy The PDDC receives samples of many plant and soil samples from around the state. The following diseases/disorders have been identified at the PDDC from April 14, 2018 through April 20, 2018. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Herbicide Mode of Action Chart

Daniel H. Smith- Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Nutrient and Pest Management and the Wisconsin Cropping Weed Science programs have recently updated the Wisconsin herbicide mode of action chart. This publication provides herbicide mode of action, group … Continue reading

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2018 Wisconsin Cropping Systems Weed Science Survey- Results

Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist) and Maxwel Oliveira (UW-Madison Weed Science Postdoctoral Research Associate) The objective of our survey was to evaluate the main weed species and management strategies adopted in Wisconsin cropping systems, particularly in corn … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – April 17, 2018

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology crew scouted the winter wheat uniform variety trials located in Sharon, Wisconsin late last week (April 12, 2018) prior to the latest … Continue reading

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The Soybean Seeding Rate Conundrum

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist In a bean-pod… Use a soybean seed treatment Plant less than 140,000 seeds in white mold areas Target a final stand of 100,000+ plants in productive fields Target a final stand of … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update April 13

Brian Hudelson, Sue Lueloff, John Lake and Ann Joy The PDDC receives samples of many plant and soil samples from around the state. The following diseases/disorders have been identified at the PDDC from April 1, 2018 through April 13, 2018. … Continue reading

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A Visual Guide to Winter Wheat Development and Growth Staging

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Understanding the growth stages of cereals crops and how to identify them is key to successful cropping and pest management decisions. Although there are several growth staging methods, this guide is based on … Continue reading

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Soybean Planting Date and Maturity Group Considerations

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Early May planting in Wisconsin has been documented to increase yield due to increased light interception (Gaspar and Conley, 2015). Earlier planting dates are able to increase light interception in two ways, … Continue reading

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