Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update, 6-29-17

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 June 24, 2017 through June 30, 2017. Plant/Sample Type, Disease/Disorder, Pathogen, County FIELD CROPS    Wheat, Stripe Rust, Puccinia … Continue reading

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Vegetable Crop Update 10, June 23, 2017

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, Plant Pathology Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison Newsletter No 10 June 23, 2017 late blight and early blight disease threshold/forecast updates (several locations at/over threshold for late blight DSVs) national late blight updates … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 6/29/17

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 62 Issue No. 10 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/06-29-17.pdf LOOKING AHEAD: Spotted wing drosophila flies appearing in more survey traps FORAGES & GRAINS: … Continue reading

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Western Bean Cutworm

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Hopefully, most of you have seen DATCP’s Pest Survey Report (subscribe) which indicates some Western bean cutworm have emerged in Wisconsin. I know some of you have because it has prompted a few calls … Continue reading

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Weed Identification Series, Wild Buckwheat

Mark Renz UW Madison Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Chelsea Zegler UW Madison Associate Research Specialist Wild buckwheat is also known as black-bindweed or false buckwheat. While this species has been in Wisconsin for well over a century and documented in … Continue reading

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It’s rained again, what should I do about nitrogen?

Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist, UW-Madison With continued precipitation and water lying on fields in many areas, growers are becoming concerned about nitrogen loss. This article will explain how to determine if N loss from excessive rainfall … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter June 23, 2017

This is the 14th 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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Dicamba and Soybeans

Daniel H. Smith, Richard Proost, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison New seed technology has expanded the usefulness of the herbicide dicamba. This also means more potential for non-tolerant soybeans and sensitive crops to be exposed to dicamba … Continue reading

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Veg Crop Updates Newsletter June 16, 2017

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, Plant Pathology Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison Click here>>> UWEX Veg Crop Updates Newsletter #9 In this issue we address: late blight and early blight disease threshold/forecast updates (several locations at/over threshold for … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News-June 23, 2017

Here is the next issue of the Wisconsin Fruit News. We hope you enjoy! http://go.wisc.edu/101k8v *   New SWD publication available! *   IPM: Host plant resistance *   Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic update *   Insect Diagnostic Lab update *   Harvest schedule and … Continue reading

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