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Recent WCM articles

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    Weather 2019, UW ARS at Arlington and Marshfield

    Dr. Joe Lauer, UW-Madison Agronomy and Extension State Corn Specialist Data Source: Midwest Regional Climatological Center Click here for the latest weather summary for 2019 and the Normal (30 previous years – 1989 to 2018) …

  • To Bt or not to Bt: Is that your question?

    Bryan Jensen, Dept. of Entomology, Bill Halfman, Division of Extension Monroe County A new publication, To Bt or Not to Bt: Is That Your Question?, is available online. It is intended to help people progress through …


    The 24th issue of the 2019 Wisconsin Crop Manager. All the WCM blog articles from the past week are compiled into one PDF.

  • infected corn leaf

    Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update

    Brian Hudelson, Sue Lueloff, Alex Mikus and Ann Joy The PDDC receives samples of many plant and soil samples from around the state. The following diseases/disorders have been identified at the PDDC from November 2, …

  • There Are Ruts Out in my Field: Dealing with wet soils in the fall

    Francisco Arriaga, Associate Professor and Extension State Specialist, Dept. of Soil Science, William Halfman, Agricultural Agent, Monroe Co, UW-Extension Most of the state has experienced wet conditions during harvest. Equipment traffic on wet soil increases the …

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