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  • 2021 Wisconsin Fungicide Test and Disease Management Summary

    Each year the Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology Program conducts a wide array of fungicide and disease management tests on alfalfa, corn, soybeans, and wheat. These tests help inform researchers, practitioners, and farmers about the efficacy …

  • Call to participate and compare soybean systems with AI on your farm

    Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Goal: To compare yield and profitability of your current soybean cropping systems with AI recommended systems on your farm. Identification of optimum cropping systems at the field …

  • Evaluating an A.I. tool on Wisconsin soybean and corn plots

    Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, University of Wisconsin IN A BEAN POD: Soybean A.I.-based cropping systems were, in general, successful in increasing yield and profit compared to typical systems Across all locations, …

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    2022 Agronomy Update Meetings online Jan 4 & 6

    2022 Agronomy Update Virtual Meetings Dates and Times: Tuesday, January 4, 9:00 am to 11:50 am Thursday, January 6, 1:00 pm to 3:50 pm Registration Link: https://go.wisc.edu/aqnh77 The 2022 Agronomy Update Meetings will be virtual …

  • WI CCA Exam Available for Continuous Testing

    Bryan Jensen, Dept. of Entomology, UW-Madison In case you haven’t heard, the Wisconsin State (local board) Certified Crop Advisor’s exam in now available for continuous testing. Meaning, you can schedule your exam at your convenience …

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