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Recent WCM articles

  • UW Wisconsin Fruit newsletter

    Amaya Atucha, Extension Fruit Crop Specialist, Christelle Guédot, Extension Fruit Crops Entomologist Here is the latest issue of Wisconsin Fruit News Volume 5 • Issue 3 • May 29, 2020 https://mailchi.mp/2ae20353ec81/wisconsin-fruit-news-vol-4-issue-i-554120?e=ed09fd0c2c

  • Badger Crop Connect webinar June 3

    Badger Crop Connect webinar June 3, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Register by 5:00 PM on June 2: https://go.wisc.edu/1sf4l3 Badger Crop Connect is a new crop production webinar series developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison …

  • Wisconsin Pest Bulletin, May 28

    Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Volume 65 Issue No. 5 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: (9 pages) http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/pdf/05-28-20.pdf This Week’s Weather & Pests A warm …

  • Diagnosing Early Season Insect Damage in Corn

    Bryan Jensen, Dept. of Entomology and Integrated Pest Management Program In the next few weeks, many agronomists will be spending time in corn fields assessing corn stands. Insects are just one of those factors that can …

  • Vegetable Crop Update from May 26

    Amanda J. Gevens, Chair, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address potato production updates as well as an update on accumulation of PDays and DSVs in potato. …

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