IPCM

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.

Our website hosts the Wisconsin Crop Manager newsletter in a blog format and provides news, contacts, outreach publications, and contributions from a broad spectrum of UW College of Agricultural and Life Sciences faculty, staff, and programs. Click here to
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Recent WCM articles

  • Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials 2022

    Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, University of Wisconsin The Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials are conducted each year to give growers information to select the best-performing varieties that will satisfy their specific …

  • Wisconsin Vegetable Crop Updates

    Amanda Gevens, Professor & Extension Specialist, Plant Pathology Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison A Newsletter for Commercial Potato and Vegetable Growers Prepared by the University of Wisconsin Madison Vegetable Research and Extension Specialists UW-Madison Division of …

  • Wisconsin DATCP Field Notes newsletter, Aug 4

    Krista Hamilton, Entomologist, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Western Bean CutwormMoth Flight Declining Western bean cutworm moth counts peaked last week across southern Wisconsin and are now decreasing. The annual flight should …

  • Wisconsin Corn and Soybean Disease Update and Forecast

    Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, Roger Schmidt, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison Rain, and the return of more humid weather, has meant that risk of tar spot …

  • Wisconsin Vegetable Crop Updates

    Amanda Gevens, Professor & Extension Specialist, Plant Pathology Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison A Newsletter for Commercial Potato and Vegetable Growers Prepared by the University of Wisconsin Madison Vegetable Research and Extension Specialists UW-Madison Division of …

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There are over 150 IPCM videos on our YouTube channel. A few popular videos are shown below.

 

Spotlight:

Optimizing Nutrient Management page

The challenges for the new growing season of potentially limited fertilizer availability and high prices for the available fertilizer are suspected to increase expenses for crop inputs and can lead to rushed fertility management decisions. Planning that involves crop budgeting, soil testing, and a good nutrient management plan will help confront these fertility challenges.


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Corn Guide Cover Page

Visual Guide to Corn Development

 


Winter Wheat Cover Page

Visual Guide to Winter Wheat Development

 


Soybean Guide Cover Page

Visual Guide to Soybean Growth Stages