Cancellation of Chlorpyrifos

Bryan Jensen, Dept. of Entomology and IPM Program Some of you have probably heard or seen popular press articles about the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal’s order ruling that EPA must ban the active ingredient chlorpyrifos which is an active is … Continue reading

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Time to Start Getting Alfalfa Field Ready for Winter

Bill Halfman, Monroe County Ag Agent, Carrie Laboski, Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist Management decisions made now can impact how alfalfa stands make it through next winter. This year there were a lot of reports of alfalfa stands coming through winter but … Continue reading

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Survey seeks Wisconsin soybean farmers’ perceptions on dicamba

Dicamba Use in Wisconsin Soybean Production – SURVEY by Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison Extension Cropping Systems Weed Scientist) In 2017 the Xtend soybean technology was completely launched in the United States (e.g., Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] approval of dicamba-tolerant seed trait … Continue reading

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Late Season Corn Foliar Disease Update and Hail-Damaged Corn

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison To view this article on their website, click here. Scouting by my team and phone calls from extension personnel, consultants, and farmers have made it evident that there are several … Continue reading

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Planter Set-up and Enhancement Workshop

Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison An upcoming field day on September 14th in Grant County will provide insight into optimizing planting equipment for corn, soybean, small grains, and cover crops. The field day will start … Continue reading

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Limiting the Spread of Weed Seeds- Combine Cleaning Clinic

Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison An upcoming field day on August 30th in Green County will provide insight into limiting the spread of weed seeds. The field day will start with Dr. Rodrigo Werle (UW-Madison … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update August 10

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 August 4, 2018 through August 10, 2018. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News – Volume 3, Issue 9

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/0kw6wn   This week in the Wisconsin Fruit Newsletter you can read about: Insect Diagnostic Lab update Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic update Raspberry rust diseases Strawberry root health Cranberry plant and pest degree-days: … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter for August 9

The 16th issue of the 25th volume of the Wisconsin Crop Manager. All the WCM blog articles for the week are compiled into one PDF.

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Harvest timing of winter wheat to maximize yield and minimize elevator discounts

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist John Gaska, Senior Outreach Specialist, Adam Roth, Program Manager A research trial was initiated in the fall of 2017 at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Arlington, WI to assess the impact of delayed … Continue reading

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