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Richard Halopka, CCA Clark County UW-Extension Crops & Soils Agent Media has dramatized the quick solution to any ailment you may have. If you have a pain, a condition, are overweight, etc. there is a pill or remedy that has … Continue reading
Shawn P. Conley Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, Department of Agronomy Winter wheat acres across WI have declined over the past few years due to high corn and soybean prices and late grain harvests, however current economic realities suggest an … Continue reading
Joe Lauer, Wisconsin Corn Agronomist This spring farmers have been slow to make decisions on a number of inputs. Reluctance has largely been due to weather concerns and economics. The acreage intentions report last week did not help. Corn and soybean prices … Continue reading
Last Thursday USDA-NASS came out with crop plating intentions for the U.S. This report along with the ending stocks report dramatically influences markets. Last week was no exception with market prices decreasing with the news that 2016 corn acreage intentions … Continue reading
Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek, 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 March 26, 2016 through April 1, 2016. Plant/Sample Type, Disease/Disorder, … Continue reading
Bryan Jensen UW Extension During 2015, I had several conversations with producers and crop consultants regarding spring slug activity in corn and soybeans as well as some late-fall damage in cover crops. We had, I think, an unusually warm fall … Continue reading
Bryan Jensen UW Extension Chris DiFonzo, Extension Entomologist from Michigan State University, has just updated her Handy Bt Trait Table. It is my “go to” bulletin to determine which Bt proteins are express in the different seed corn products.
Mark Renz and Dave Stoltenberg Agronomy Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison; University of Wisconsin Extension Evaluation of new and existing herbicides for use in soybeans has annually occurred in Wisconsin for over 30 years. This program continues to compare effectiveness of … Continue reading
Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, Department of Agronomy Early May planting in Wisconsin has been documented to increase yield due to increased light interception (Gaspar and Conley, 2015). In theory, earlier planting can potentially intercept greater amounts of solar radiation … Continue reading