The University of Wisconsin Nutrient and Pest Management Program (NPM) and Integrated Pest Management Program (IPM)—work to bring research-based information regarding Wisconsin farm profits, water quality, pest management, pesticide use practices, and nutrient management planning to Wisconsin farmers and landowners.

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Recent WCM articles

  • High Value Straw and Weedy Wheat… What Do I Do?

    Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, Department of Agronomy Wet fields, thin stands and spotty winter-kill made spring weed control difficult to impossible in many winter wheat fields, and prolonged wet conditions have …

  • Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter, July 11, 2019

    The 13th issue of the 2019 Wisconsin Crop Manager. All the WCM blog articles from the past week are compiled into one PDF.

  • Wisconsin Soybean White Mold Update – July 11, 2019

    Damon Smith, Shawn Conley, & Roger Schmidt Figure 1 illustrates the calculated risk of white mold for select Wisconsin locations for non-irrigated soybeans, as determined by Sporecaster for July 11, 2019. This means that if …

  • Wisconsin Corn Tar Spot Update for July 11, 2019 – Frass Happens!

    Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Figure 1 shows the calculated risk from Tarspotter for July 11, 2019, for various locations in Wisconsin. Figure 2 shows the risk …

  • Armyworms In July

    Bryan Jensen, UW Department of Entomology and Division of Extension A phone call from Shawn Conley indicated some possible armyworm problems in soybean after a rye cover crop. Sounds out of the ordinary?? Maybe not. …

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