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Recent WCM articles

  • Tri-state Corn Rootworm Management Update, March 26

    Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, UW-Madison Friday, March 26, 10-11:30 am. University of Illinois, Iowa State University, and University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Programs are offering a virtual 1.5 hour program featuring current …

  • 2020 Wisconsin Field Crops Fungicide Test Summary

    Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Brian Mueller, Assistant Field Researcher, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Each year the Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology Program conducts a …

  • 2020 On-farm Soybean Trials Report

    Boots on the Ground: Validation of benchmarking process through an integrated on-farm partnership Analysis of producer survey data performed during our previous 3-year NCSRP-funded bench marking project revealed: (1) an average yield gap of 20-30% …

  • Nominations Open for the 2021 WI CCA of the Year

    Bryan Jensen, Department of Entomology and IPM Program A quick reminder that the nomination period is still open for the 2021 WI CCA of the Year Award. The process is simple and requires a nominator …

  • Cancelled: 2021 Wisconsin Cover Crops Virtual Conference February 10&11

    Cancelled. The Wisconsin Cover Crops Conference previously scheduled on February 10thand February 11thvia Zoom.

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