Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter for June 7

This is the 9th issue of the 25th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager and is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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Early Season Below Ground Corn Insects

Bryan Jensen, Dept. of Entomology and Integrated Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison As people are getting out to monitor corn health and emergence, I thought I would take a few minutes to review some general damage characteristics of seed … Continue reading

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Potato Leafhoppers

Bryan Jensen, Dept. of Entomology and Integrated Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison Although the Arlington Agricultural Research Station is a small sample size, it appears we have received a migration potato leafhopper lately. No surprise based on the preceding … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – June 6, 2018

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology Team has been busy scouting and rating diseases of winter wheat this past week across the major wheat growing region of the … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update June 1

Brian Hudelson, Sue Lueloff, John Lake 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 26, 2018 through June 1, 2018. … Continue reading

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UW Research to be Highlighted at Agronomy/Soils Field Day on August 22nd

Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist, UW-Madison The UW Departments of Agronomy and Soil Science invite you to the Arlington Agricultural Research Station on August 22nd to learn the latest in agronomic research being conducted in the College of … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Lost in the Weeds: Additional Factors to Consider when Selecting Xtend Soybean Varieties

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist; Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Selecting the most appropriate soybean varieties each year is critical for farming operations to remain profitable. Although your top factor … Continue reading

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Waterhemp Management in Soybeans

by Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist) According to our recent SURVEY, waterhemp has become the most concerning weed in row crop production in Wisconsin. Adding to that challenge, glyphosate-resistant waterhemp populations have been confirmed in 25 Wisconsin counties (see map … Continue reading

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The Soybean Flowering- Summer Solstice Fallacy

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Every agronomist has been ingrained with the Nowledge that soybean is considered a “short-day” plant and will not flower until after June 21st a.k.a. the summer solstice. This belief has held true for decades; however, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News- June 1

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/qqr7y5 This week in the Wisconsin Fruit Newsletter you can read about: *   First brown marmorated stink bug trap-catch of the season *   Worker Protection update and another rule revision on the horizon … Continue reading

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