Managing 2,4-D and Dicamba in Enlist™ and Xtend® Soybean

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Enlist™ and Xtend® traits are engineered to provide resistance to the group 4 synthetic auxin herbicides 2,4-D and dicamba, respectively. These traits allow, for the first time, POST applications for control of … 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 May 13, 2017 through May 19, 2017. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager May 18, 2017

The 9th 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 issues #4 available

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection 5/18/2017 Issue No. 4 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/05-18-17.pdf

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Row Spacing and Seeding Rate and Effects on Weed Management

Shawn P. Conley, Ph.D., Soybean & Wheat Extension Specialist Pigweeds are among the most abundant and troublesome weed species across the Midwest and Midsouth because of their prolific seed production capacity and their ability to rapidly evolve herbicide resistance. This … Continue reading

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Soybean Emergence and Germination Common Issues

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Attached please find a YouTube video that addresses Soybean Emergence and Germination Common Issues. Loss of cotyledons from last night’s hail events across the Midwest would cause similar yield loss as that … Continue reading

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Black Cutworm

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program A friendly reminder regarding the potential for Black Cutworm (BCW) damage in corn. Based on arrival of the migrating adults, the WI Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s Pest Survey is anticipating … Continue reading

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Soybean Replant Decisions

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist I had sent this posting out ~two weeks ago but our first planted soybeans are just starting to crack so I thought a friendly reminder of these articles would be timely to … Continue reading

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Soybean Growth Stages

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist As soybean begin to crack and we move into post emergent labels and restrictions due to crop growth stage here is a pictorial on Understanding Soybean Growth and Development: How to Properly … Continue reading

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Alfalfa Weevil

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Based on current degree day calculations several areas in southern Wisconsin are at, or a little past, 300 accumulated weevil degree days (base 48o F) which is the best timing to initiate scouting. … Continue reading

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