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 Subscribe for free.

Recent WCM articles

  • Wisconsin Crop Manager 9-17-20

    The 12th issue of the 2020 Wisconsin Crop Manager. All the recent WCM blog articles are compiled into one PDF to download or view online. Wisconsin Crop Manager 9-17-20

  • Industrial Hemp Virtual Field Day Sept 18

    The Division of Extension UW-Madison is hosting an Industrial Hemp Virtual Field Day on September 18 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. The field day will provide an update on current UW-Madison and the Division of Extension …

  • Badger Crop Connect, September 23

    Badger Crop Connect, September 23 , 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM CT Register by 5:00 PM on Sept 22 at https://go.wisc.edu/6uzk8q Badger Crop Connect is a crop production webinar series developed by the University of …

  • Vegetable Crop Updates Newsletters 21, 22

    Amanda Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Potato & Vegetable Pathology, Plant Pathology Department In this issue, we address potato research updates and disease information for potato/tomato/cucurbits. As potato season winds down, the weather stations will …

  • Updated Midwest Cover Crop Council Cover Crop Selection Tool

    Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison Have you wondered what cover crops work in Wisconsin, when they should be planted, and what potential benefits are possible from their growth? The Midwest Cover …

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