2015 Soybeans Herbicide Evaluation Program Results Now Available

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

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Soybean Planting Date and Maturity Group Considerations for 2016

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

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Wisconsin Crop Manager March 30, 2016

The 5th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board Continues Free Nematode Testing Program for 2016

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, Department of Agronomy Four out of every five animals on earth today is a nematode so it is not surprising that agricultural fields are home to many nematode species. Fortunately, most nematodes are beneficial … Continue reading

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Controlling Rootworms Using Traits Plus Soil Applied Insecticides

Bryan Jensen Entomology and IPM Program, UW Extension I have been getting a few questions regarding the practice of controlling rootworms with a CRW traited hybrid plus a soil applied insecticide. First, I would like to suggest that this tactic … Continue reading

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Chuck Bolte: 2016 WI CCA of the Year

Bryan Jensen UW IPM Program Please join the WI CCA Board in welcoming Chuck Bolte as the 2016 Wisconsin CCA of the Year! Chuck is currently working for AgSource Laboratories, Bonduel, WI and has over 20 years of agricultural work … Continue reading

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

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 19, 2016 through March 25, 2016. Plant/Sample Type, Disease/Disorder, … Continue reading

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2015 Corn Herbicide Evaluation Program Results

Mark Renz, Agronomy Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin Extension, Dave Stoltenberg, Agronomy Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison Evaluation of new and existing herbicides for use in corn has annually occurred in Wisconsin for over 30 years. This program continues … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager March 17, 2016

The 4th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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UW Discovery Farms publishes practical on-farm conservation tool

UW Discovery Farms The new Field Walkover Guide is designed as a straight forward, practical document that will help farmers identify and prioritize their conservation needs and complement current conservation plans. It highlights simple ways to visually identify erosion risks … Continue reading

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