New Traits Don’t Automatically Translate to Highest Yield!

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Last week’s announcement by the EPA to register Dicamba formulations for use on Dicamba Tolerant Crops has the soybean world abuzz and for once that buzz isn’t about pollinators! Many of my … Continue reading

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

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek, Jake Kurczewski 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 November 5 2016 through November 11, 2016. Vegetable Crops … Continue reading

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2016 Wisconsin Pest Management Update Tour Slides Now Live!

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Yet another Wisconsin Pest Management Update Tour is in the books. It was great to see everyone again this year. I hope you found value in the presentations and that … Continue reading

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2017 IPM Field Scout Training Class

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program The Madison Field Scout Training Classes will be held on the UW Madison Campus from January 3-6, 2017. The course is designed to provide the skills necessary for proper pest identification, crop scouting … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Soybean Variety Performance Trials 2016

Shawn P. Conley, Adam C. Roth and John M. Gaska Department of Agronomy University of Wisconsin, Madison The Wisconsin Soybean Performance Trials are conducted each year with the producer’s needs in mind. Our objective is to give producers the information … Continue reading

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

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek, Jake Kurczewski 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 October 29, 2016 through November 4, 2016. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager November 3, 2016

The 31st issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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2016 Soil, Water, & Nutrient Management Meetings

Francisco Arriaga, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Dept. of Soil Science The Department of Soil Science, in conjunction with University of Wisconsin-Cooperative Extension will host eight Soil, Water, & Nutrient Management Meetings around the state, starting Tuesday, November 29 through Friday, … Continue reading

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Delineating Optimal Soybean Maturity Groups Across the United States

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Soybean is the most important oilseed crop in the U.S., and its cultivated area is the second largest after corn (USDA, 2016). The cultivated area includes a wide range of environments that … Continue reading

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Early 2016 Corn Grain Yields Look Promising for Wisconsin

Joe Lauer, Wisconsin Corn Agronomist We have never had a year like 2016  for high grain yields in the UW Corn Performance Trials. Every location had yields above the 10-year average (see below). For example, at Arlington over the previous … Continue reading

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