Veg Crop Updates Newsletter July 14, 2017

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, Plant Pathology Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison Click here >>>UWEX Veg Crop Updates Newsletter #12<<< In this issue I address the following topics: Utility of copper applications to hail-damaged potato and vegetable crops … Continue reading

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Wisconsin White Mold Risk Maps

Jaime Willbur, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison Risk of apothecial presence and subsequent white mold development has remained steady since last week in non-irrigated fields (Fig. 1). Higher temperatures have offset higher moisture in these drylands situations to keep … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 7/14/2017

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist — Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 62 Issue No. 11 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp I N S I D … Continue reading

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is a new stink bug species which was first detected in North America in 2001 and Wisconsin during 2010. BMSB has a wide host range and overwinter … Continue reading

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Soybean Aphid

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Soybean aphid reports indicate that numbers are still low but isolated hot spots have been found within some fields. Now is the time to initiate field scouting if you haven’t already. I think … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter July 7, 2017

This is the 16th issue of the 24th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager and is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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Wisconsin Fruit News-July 7, 2017

It’s time for another Wisconsin Fruit newsletter, featuring information about: http://go.wisc.edu/empp63 *   Follow up on the article on the reduced risk insecticide Intrepid *   Endangered Species Protection Bulletins and Methoxyfenozide-containing pesticides *   IPM: Mating disruption *   Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic … Continue reading

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Insect Updates-July 7, 2017

Bryan Jensen, UW Extension and IPM Program Potato Leafhoppers in alfalfa. This insect’s density has been variable this summer. Although the anticipated warm/dry weather could change that quickly. Within a limited geographical area this season, I have seen populations range … Continue reading

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Weed Identification Series, Waterhemp and Palmer Amaranth

Mark Renz UW Madison Associate Professor and Extension Specialist Concern about the continued spread of waterhemp and Palmer amaranth exist in Wisconsin. While invasion of these species has been much higher in adjacent states, populations are expanding in Wisconsin and … Continue reading

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Kernza, Cover Crops and Conservation Field Day at Lancaster July 19

Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Kernza, Cover Crops and Conservation Field Day will provide research updates on projects that enhance soil health and farm profits, as well as an opportunity to see a … Continue reading

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