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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  • Badger Crops and Soils Update Meeting, Nov 27,28,29 and 30

    The annual UW Badger Crops & Soils Update meetings will be offered in 4 one-day in person sessions along with 1 virtual session this year. 11/27: Barneveld, Deer Valley Lodge11/28: Fond du Lac, UW–Oshkosh, Fond …

  • New Bumper Crops Videos

    Using Spring Oats as a Late Season Cover Crop or for Forage. Damon and Kevin discuss options for a late season planting of oats after winter wheat. Excerpt: This field had wheat harvested, winter wheat …

  • Harvest Aid Considerations for Weedy Soybean Fields

    There are a lot of weedy soybean fields across Wisconsin this year and the dry conditions are the major culprit. A lack of precipitation reduced the effectiveness of many residual herbicides and drought-affected soybeans were …

  • Wisconsin Water and Soil Health Conference, December 7-8

    Mark your calendars for the new Wisconsin Water and Soil Health Conference WWASH set to be held December 7-8 MADISON, WI – Farmers and other agriculture professionals from around the state of Wisconsin are invited …

  • Wisconsin Vegetable Crop Updates

    Amanda Gevens, Professor & Extension Specialist, Plant Pathology Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison A Newsletter for Commercial Potato and Vegetable Growers Prepared by the University of Wisconsin Madison Vegetable Research and Extension Specialists UW-Madison Division of …

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There are over 150 IPCM videos on our YouTube channel. A few popular videos are shown below.


The IPCM website is processing a major update. Links to NPM publications are in transition. Visit the publications pages on this website to find new URLs as they become available. Some older links in print or on other websites may need to be updated. Thank you for your patience!

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Corn Guide Cover Page

Visual Guide to Corn Development


Winter Wheat Cover Page

Visual Guide to Winter Wheat Development


Soybean Guide Cover Page

Visual Guide to Soybean Growth Stages