Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 8-6-15

Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, WI Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Issue No. 16 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: https://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/08-06-15.pdf I N S I D E  T H I S  I S S U E LOOKING … Continue reading

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Remember Crop Diagnostic Training Center Crop and Pest Management Workshop!

Registration is open for UW-Madison Integrated Pest Management Program’s Crop & Pest Management Workshop and will be held August 13, 2015. FAST and easy ONLINE registration by credit card: https://www.patstore.wisc.edu/ipm/register.aspx The workshop will be hosted at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station. Be aware … Continue reading

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2015 Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials

Shawn Conley, Adam Roth, John Gaska, and Damon Smith; Departments of Agronomy and Plant Pathology The Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials are conducted each year to give growers information to select the best-performing varieties that will satisfy their specific goals. … Continue reading

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Bring your biggest weed to Farm Technology Days

Mark Renz; Extension Weed Specialist Mild temperatures and ample rainfall have resulted in another year of rampant weed growth in Wisconsin fields. Did some of the weeds on your farm not get controlled? Are they now big? If so bring … Continue reading

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Soybean Insects (and mites): Looking ahead

Bryan Jensen UW Extension Soybean Aphid: The most common question I’ve had lately is “Where are the soybean aphids?” What started out being a good year for several species of aphids has certainly done an about-face.   Based on reports from … Continue reading

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Goss’s Wilt Confirmed in Wisconsin in 2015

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Goss’s wilt on field corn was confirmed for the first time in the 2015 season in Wisconsin this week in Grant County. Goss’s wilt has been confirmed in … Continue reading

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Vegetable Crop Update July 31, 2015

Amanda J. Gevens, Assistant Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist The 25th issue of the Vegetable Crop Update is now available. Click on the link below to view this update.

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New Pest Management Network Focus on Soybean Seminar: SVNV

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin A new Pest Management Network Focus on Soybean Seminar has been recently posted covering Soybean vein necrosis virus. There is a 5 min 29 sec executive summary or a full length presentation … Continue reading

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UW Madison/ Extension Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) 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 July 11, 2015 through July 17, 2015. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager July 30, 2015

The 22nd issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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