Corn Rootworm Beetle Scouting

Bryan Jensen, Department of Entomology and IPM Program We are soon to be in that time period where female corn rootworm beetles will be laying the majority of their eggs. Scouting for adults during this time period can give us … Continue reading

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Intensive Winter Wheat Management – 2018

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist John Gaska, Senior Outreach Specialist, Adam Roth, Program Manager, and Spyridon Mourtzinis, Post-doctoral researcher, Agronomy. Damon Smith, Field Crops Plant Pathologist and Brian Mueller, Asst. Researcher, Plant Pathology A research trial was … Continue reading

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Wisconsin White Mold Risk Maps – July 29, 2018

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison **These maps are for guidance only and should be used with other sources of information and professional advice when determining risk of white mold development. For field-specific predictions, we encourage … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News – Volume 3, Issue 8

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/c2s8m6   This week in the Wisconsin Fruit Newsletter you can read about:   Insect Diagnostic Lab update Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic update Insecticides for organic berry production Cranberry plant and pest degree-days: … Continue reading

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2018 Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials

Shawn P. Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials are conducted each year to give growers information to select the best-performing varieties … Continue reading

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UW/UWEX Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update July 27

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 July 21, 2018 through July 27, 2018. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, Issue No. 13, July 26

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Bureau of Plant Industry/Division of Agricultural Resource Management, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 63 Issue No. 13 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/07-26-18.pdf I N S I D E  T H … Continue reading

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Wisconsin UWEX Vegetable Crop Update Issue 16

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, UW-Madison Plant Pathology Department Vegetable Crop Updates Newsletter #16 PDays/DSVs for potato disease control Early blight/brown spot fungicides National late blight update National cucurbit downy mildew update Potato productivity updates … Continue reading

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Wisconsin UWEX Vegetable Crop Update Issue 15

Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, UW-Madison Plant Pathology Department Vegetable Crop Updates Newsletter #15 early blight/late blight disease risk forecast updates cucurbit downy mildew updates cucurbit powdery mildew management potato crop status updates managing irrigation … Continue reading

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New Cover Crop Selection Publication

Authors: Kevin Shelley, UWEX Nutrient and Pest Management Program, 608-575-4746 Cover crops following wheat and other short season crops in Wisconsin: Selection and management guidelines. A new cover crops publication is available from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Nutrient and Pest … Continue reading

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