Scott Sturgul – NPM Program Please note registration ends on March 15. Training for Nutrient Management Planners is a self-paced seven hour online video series and a one day face-to-face, follow-up workshop. The program is designed for current and potential … Continue reading
Shawn P. Conley Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist As the snow begins to melt and we finally put the 2015/16 winter behind us, many growers and consultants alike are beginning to venture out to their winter wheat fields to assess … Continue reading
Time Your Spring Nitrogen Applications to Maximize Winter Wheat Yield Carrie A.M. Laboski, Professor and Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist Proper timing of spring N application can significantly increase winter wheat yield. To maximize yields, growers should try to apply N … Continue reading
Grow your own nitrogen! If you plant winter wheat, you have an opportunity to “grow” your own nitrogen (N) to help manage input costs and accrue soil quality benefits. The age-old practice of green manuring, especially in conjunction with wheat, … Continue reading
Cover cropping: Avoid clover competition when frost seeding medium red clover into winter wheat Kevin Shelley, UW-Madison Nutrient and Pest Management Program One cover cropping practice used by winter wheat growers involves frost seeding medium red clover seed into the … Continue reading
The 3rd issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.
Bryan Jensen, IPM Program The University of Wisconsin-River Falls, UW-Extension and the Integrated Pest Management Program are co-sponsoring the IPM Field Scout Training Class which will be held March 16-17, 2016 at the UW-River Falls campus. This training session will … Continue reading
Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist The 2nd issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available. Click on the link below to view this update.
For the first time, a UW-Madison study has proven a crop-injuring Tospovirus can be passed from soybean seeds to plants, a finding with significant implications for soybean production around the world. The landmark study shows the virus can spread from an infected seed lot to seedlings at … Continue reading
At nearly every farmer production meeting this winter, speakers have been addressing the unprecedented El Niño event occurring in the Pacific Ocean. Data for El Niño and La Niña events have been collected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration … Continue reading