The University of Wisconsin Nutrient and Pest Management Program (NPM) and Integrated Pest Management Program (IPM)—work to bring research-based information regarding Wisconsin farm profits, water quality, pest management, pesticide use practices, and nutrient management planning to Wisconsin farmers and landowners.

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    Cranberry Back to Basics Course

    Click here to view the course We’re very excited to announce the first edition of the Cranberry Back to Basics course. This project is a new and innovative way of offering outreach publications. We describe …

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    Green Co. Nitrogen Winter Workshop

    This event will provide farmers and landowners opportunities to share and learn more about managing nitrogen on their fields, properties, and landscapes. In addition, attendees will learn about the environmental impacts of nitrogen and how …

  • 2024 CCA Board Election

    The Wisconsin Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Board is now accepting nominations for up to four positions on the WI CCA Board. The nominee must be a CCA in good standing and submit a short biography …

  • CCA of the Year awarded to Matt Selenske

    Matt Selenske, manager of Pest Pro’s: A Division of Allied Cooperative in Plainfield, Wisconsin, is the 2023 Wisconsin Certified Crop Adviser of the Year. The Wisconsin CCA of the Year award recognizes a member who …

  • Using multiple practices to suppress Giant Ragweed in Soybeans

    A field study was conducted by WiscWeeds Graduate Research Assistant Guilherme Chudzik in 2022 and 2023 at the Rock County Farm, Janesville, WI, to evaluate the impact of soil management practices, soybean planting time, and …

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The IPCM website is processing a major update. Links to NPM publications are in transition. Visit the publications pages on this website to find new URLs as they become available. Some older links in print or on other websites may need to be updated. Thank you for your patience!

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Visual Guide to Corn Development


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Visual Guide to Winter Wheat Development


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Visual Guide to Soybean Growth Stages