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Recent WCM articles

  • Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials

    Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, University of Wisconsin 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 …

  • Vegetable Crop Updates, Late Blight

    Amanda Gevens, Professor & Extension Specialist, Plant Pathology Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison July 29, 2021. Potato late blight has been confirmed in a commercial production field in Portage County, Wisconsin, just north of Bancroft.  The disease …

  • Time to get the spade out! Corn rootworm

    Bryan Jensen, Department of Entomology and Division of Extension, UW-Madison Grab the shovel and start the power washer.  Now is the perfect time to learn how well your corn rootworm management practice worked.  Most of the …

  • Soybean Gall Midge

    Bryan Jensen, UW Dept. of Entomology, Division of Extension It took a call and a sample to remind me that I should get out a quick reminder out for people to be looking for signs …

  • NPM Program Announces New Northwest and North Central Outreach Specialists

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison & Division of Extension’s Nutrient and Pest Management (NPM) Program is pleased to announce two staff additions. Kolby Grint is the Northwest Regional Outreach Specialist for the NPM Program. Kolby, who …

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