Wisconsin Crop Manager newsletter, June 2, 2017

The 11th 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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Crop Diagnostic Training Center Workshop July 25 at Arlington

The best of all workshops! This year our crop & pest management workshop and diagnostic troubleshooting workshop have been combined into a single day. The day starts with 2 hours of multi-disciplinary agronomic topics and culminates with 6 separate diagnostic troubleshooting scenarios. … Continue reading

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Late and Prevented Planting Coverage and Replant Provisions for Wisconsin Farmers

Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison This fact sheet quickly reviews crop insurance rules to remind returning growers and to help new growers understand late and prevented planting dates and options. http://www.aae.wisc.edu/pdmitchell/CropInsurance/LatePreventPlant2017.pdf

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Vegetable Crop Update No. 6 – May 31

Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist In This Issue Late Blight and Early Blight Disease Forecast Updates National Late Blight Updates National Cucurbit Downy Mildew Updates Request for Soil Samples for Microbe Research

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Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update, 6-2-17

Brian Hudelson, Sue Lueloff 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 27, 2017 through June 2, 2017. PLANT/SAMPLE TYPE, DISEASE/DISORDER, PATHOGEN, COUNTY … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 6/1/17

Volume 62 Issue No. 6 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/06-01-17.pdf Much of the state’s corn still at high risk for black cutworm infestation. FORAGES & GRAINS: Alfalfa weevil larval populations continue to increase CORN: Spring … Continue reading

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Scouting for Soybean Seedling Diseases

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The 2017 planting season has been frustrating for many farmers with frequent rains, wet soils, and cool temperatures. These conditions have resulted in slow, or no planting, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News – season 2, issue 4

Christelle Guédot, Entomology Specialist, UW-Madison and Amaya Atucha, Horticulture Specialist In this issue of the newsletter, you can read about: Soil-borne diseases of fruit crops: Introduction IPM: Monitoring pest populations and action thresholds Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic update Insect Diagnostic Lab … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – May 28, 2017

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Brian Mueller, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Get out there and SCOUT, SCOUT, SCOUT! The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology crew spent some time … Continue reading

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Wet weather field crop pests, millipedes and slugs

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Millipedes Because of the wet/cool weather, I’m sure a lot of people will be in fields focusing on corn and soybean emergence.  Although there are many potential causes for poor stands, millipedes are … Continue reading

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