The 9th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.
Liz Bosak, Outreach Specialist, Department of Agronomy Depending upon the herbicide, injury can occur after a pre-emergence application when corn is germinating in cool, wet soils. This year, if corn was planted in mid-April then you may observe some injury. … Continue reading
The 5th issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available. Click on the link below to view this update.
Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek, Ann Joy and Joyce Wu 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 April 18, 2015 through April 24, 2015. … Continue reading
Issue No. 01 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp PRINT THIS ISSUE I N S I D E T H I S I S S U E LOOKING AHEAD: Overwintered lily leaf beetles found in Marathon … Continue reading
A.J. Brannstrom, University of Wisconsin Center for Dairy Profitability (￼A link to the full report is at the end of this brief summary.) Ag land values up 5% in 2014. High milk prices and low interest rates combined to drive … Continue reading
The 8th issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.
Liz Bosak, Outreach Specialist, Department of Agronomy The fields may look cold, wet, and dormant this week but weeds were germinating in some fields in Janesville and Arlington last week. On April 17 at Janesville, common lambsquarters, giant ragweed, and … Continue reading
Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist Without fail every year after planting, questions start popping up about pop-up fertilizer. The questions always occur when there are emergence or germination issues. So before planting gets into full swing, … Continue reading
Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Fusarium head blight (FHB or scab) was a very damaging disease for many winter wheat growers in Wisconsin in 2014. This disease is caused by a fungus … Continue reading