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  • WSMB Free Soybean Cyst Nematode Testing is Back in 2021

    Ann MacGuidwin, Damon Smith and Shawn P. Conley, UW-Madison The WI Soybean Marketing Board (WSMB) sponsors free nematode testing to help producers stay ahead of the most important nematode pest of soybean, the soybean cyst …

  • 2020 Report: Building Knowledge about Wisconsin’s Cover Crops

    Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program University of Wisconsin-Madison Farmer Research Project report In summer of 2020, the Cover Crops Research and Outreach Project (CCROP) launched a survey project to gain knowledge about …

  • 2021 Handy Bt Trait Table for Corn

    Bryan Jensen, UW Dept. of Entomology and IPM Program, UW-Madison It may be difficult for some of us to believe that Bt corn hybrids have been commercialized for 25 years! For others, Bt hybrids have …

  • Wisconsin Certified Crop Advisors

    Bryan Jensen, Dept. of Entomology, UW-Madison New Certified Crop Advisors As much fun as it is to review the CCA’s who are having an anniversary, it is even more rewarding to look at the new. …

  • Wisconsin Cover Crop and Conservation Conversations

    Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program University of Wisconsin-Madison WI Cover Crop & Conservation Conversations, March 19, 26 and April 2, 2021, 12-1 PM Interested in learning more about cover crop and conservation practices …

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