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  • 2020 Soil, Water and Nutrient Management Virtual Meetings, Dec 3-4

    Please join us for the 2020 Soil, Water and Nutrient Management Virtual Meetings!   Registration Link: https://go.wisc.edu/63j338 There will be three topics during a session. Each topic discussion will last 50 minutes with a 10 minute break between each …

  • WI Weather Update for the 2020 Growing Season

    Joe Lauer, Agronomy, University of Wisconsin See the linked file for the latest weather summary for 2020 and the Normal (30 previous years – 1990 to 2019) at Arlington and Marshfield from April 1 to …

  • New Video: Soil Sampling Basics

    New Video: Soil Sampling Basics The importance of soil testing, as well as the mechanics of collecting a representative soil sample, are discussed and demonstrated in this short video from the Nutrient and Pest Management …

  • 2021 Wisconsin Agribusiness Virtual Classic, Jan 11-14

    2021 Wisconsin Agribusiness Virtual Classic  Registration for the 2021 Wisconsin Agribusiness Virtual Classic (January 11-14, 2021) is officially open. There are over 25 CCA credits available, and with only one session running at a time, …

  • WDATCP Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, 2020 Summary

    Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection This final Wisconsin Pest Bulletin of 2020 provides a post-growing season summary of prevailing insect and plant disease conditions in the state. Once again, …

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