Cover Crops and Crop Insurance in Wisconsin

Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program Paul D. Mitchell, Extension State Specialist in Cropping Systems and Environmental Management, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics University of Wisconsin-Madison Wisconsin farmers have increasingly been using cover crops, in part because … Continue reading

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Frost on Corn: The Key is Patience

This past weekend significant areas of northern Wisconsin were affected by frost with temperatures below 28 F. Most corn has either not emerged or is just starting to emerge. The key management practice here will be patience. It will take … Continue reading

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Vegetable Crop Update May 13, 2016

Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist The 7th issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available. Click on the link below to view this update:

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Some Risk for Wheat Crop Injury From Saturday’s Cold Temps

Shawn Conley Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Department of Agronomy Saturday mornings cold temperature may lead to crop injury in low lying areas across Southern WI. Based on the development in our wheat plots the highest risk for yield loss … Continue reading

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Early Season Armyworms

Bryan Jensen UW Extension and IPM Program Migrating adults were noticed in DATCP’s black light trap network a few weeks ago. Specifically, in Rock and Monroe Counties. Since those early captures, relatively few have been reported. I’m not sure why. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News: Volume 1 Issue 3 – May 13, 2016

The 3rd issue of Wisconsin Fruit News is now available. Click on the link below to view this newsletter: https://fruit.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2016/05/Wisconsin-Fruit-News-vol1-issue3.pdf All newsletters will also be posted onto at the Wisconsin Fruit website, available at www.fruit.wisc.edu. There you will also be able to search by category … Continue reading

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UW-Madison/Extension Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek, 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 7, 2016 through May 13, 2016. Plant/Sample Type, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager May 12, 2016

The 11th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin: Volume 61 Number 3 May 12, 2016

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection Periodic rainfall during the week benefited crop establishment but slowed seasonal fieldwork across much of the state. An advancing low pressure system on Monday brought an end to the weekend warm spell, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – May 11, 2016

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Brian D. Mueller, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison It was only a matter of time…. Today we confirmed the first observations of stripe rust in Wisconsin for 2016. Brian Mueller, … Continue reading

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