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The 2021 Soil, Water and Nutrient Management Meetings will be virtual. Two sessions are offered as listed below. There will be four speakers, with 5-minute breaks between speakers. CEUs will be available for Certified Crop …November 23, 2021
Over the last two growing seasons (2020 and 2021), weather and soil conditions across southern Wisconsin were favorable for early soybean planting (see USDA NASS data below). Under suitable environmental conditions, planting soybean early is …November 23, 2021
2021 Wisconsin Corn Hybrid Performance Trials: Grain • Silage • Specialty • Organic Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison Every year, the University of Wisconsin-Extension and the University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Agricultural and …November 23, 2021
New edition of Midwest Cover Crops Field Guide is released Cover crops are used to slow erosion, improve soil health and capture nutrients. However, from planting to termination, growers face many production decisions. The Midwest Cover …November 23, 2021
After much deliberation, we made the difficult decision to pivot the 2021 Wisconsin Pest Management Update Meetings from a hybrid model to all virtual because of continued COVID-19 concerns and low registration numbers. Thus, the in-person …November 10, 2021
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Visual Guide to Corn Development