Wisconsin Industrial Hemp Production FAQ Guide

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Wisconsin growers will be able to grow and process industrial hemp under 2017 Wisconsin Act 100, a law recently passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor. The law directs the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News- February 2, 2018

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/0338ow   The Guedot Lab has summarized some of our research findings from the summer of 2017, as well as looking ahead toward 2018. In this issue of the newsletter you can read … Continue reading

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NPM Program Announces Two New Employees

The University of Wisconsin-Madison & Extension Nutrient and Pest Management (NPM) Program is pleased to announce two staff additions. Ashley Lorence is the North-central Regional Outreach Specialist for the NPM Program. Ashley comes to Wisconsin from Kansas State University where … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update February 2

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 January 27, 2018 through February 2, 2018. … Continue reading

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2017 Wisconsin Soybean Contest Winners Announced

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist The 1st place winner in Division 4, RnK DeVoe Farms of Monroe, grew DuPont Pioneer P31T77R and harvested 93.15 bu/a.  In second place, Bahr Farms Inc. of Darlington grew Asgrow AG2535 and harvested … Continue reading

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CCA Board Election

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program The Wisconsin CCA Board is now accepting nominations for four positions on the WI CCA Board. The nominee must be a CCA in good standing and submit a short biography (up to ½ page) … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter for January

This is the 1st issue of the 25th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager and is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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Welcome UW Soil & Forage Analysis Lab director

Carrie Laboski, Professor & Extension Soil Scientist The UW Soil & Forage Analysis Lab welcomes its new lab director and extension soils specialist, Andrew Stammer. Andrew is a certified crop advisor and has a strong background in soil and plant … Continue reading

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EPA Open Comment Period for Neonicotinoid Insecticides

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Most are aware that EPA is going through a registration review for the neonicotinoid (IRAC 4A) insecticides. The majority of the neonicotinoid use in Wisconsin’s field crop’s is for several formulations of seed treatments … Continue reading

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Corn Cost of Production Estimates for 2018

Dr. Joe Lauer, UW-Madison Agronomy and UWEX state corn specialist A new blog post is available on the Wisconsin Corn Agronomy website. “It is difficult to predict the economics of corn production next year. In the last blog we discussed … Continue reading

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