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  • UW Field Day Lancaster ARS, Sept 22

    UW Field Day, Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 Lancaster Agricultural Research Station, 7396 State Rd 35 & 81, Lancaster WI, 53813 9:00 Check-in 9:15 Introductions 9:30 Waterhemp management and soybean herbicide program decisions Dr. Rodrigo Werle …

  • Wisconsin Waterhemp Herbicide Resistance Project

    Rodrigo Werle, Assistant Professor & Weed Specialist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison 2021 Wisconsin Waterhemp Herbicide Resistance Project (2,4-D, dicamba & glufosinate) Earlier this year we received a few complaints regarding lack of performance …

  • Fall Armyworm

    Bryan Jensen, Dept. of Entomology, UW Madison Read the title closely! This article is about fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, not true armyworm Pseudaletia unipuncta which we normally think about during our summer growing season. Fall armyworm …

  • Chlorpyrifos: the final chapter

    Bryan Jensen, Dept of Entomology, UW-Madison This appears to be the final chapter for chlorpyrifos, the active ingredient in Lorsban and several other generic and packaged products. EPA has announced all tolerances for chlorpyrifos on …

  • Vegetable Crop Updates, Aug 30

    Amanda Gevens, Professor & Extension Specialist, Plant Pathology Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison UW-Madison Division of Extension Vegetable Crop Update 20 Aug 30, 2021 • nitrates in well water at UW Hancock ARS • potato production …

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