Wisconsin 2014 Pest Management Field Day

Joe Lauer talking to group

Bryan Jensen, University of Wisconsin IPM Program

Pest Management Field Day
June 26, 2014, 8:30 am
Arlington Agricultural Research Station.

Our field day features several topics presented by University of Wisconsin faculty, staff and students. Pre-registration is NOT required and the field day has been accepted for 2.0 CEU in Pest Management.

Speakers and Topics include:

  • Environmental Impacts on Soybean Management Decisions
    Shawn Conley, UW-Extension/Madison soybean and small grains specialist, and David Marburger and Adam Gaspar UW-Madison Department of Agronomy
  • Pest Management Mobile
    Mark Renz, UW-Extension/Madison weed scientist:
  • Thrips Dispersal and Soybean Vein Necrosis Virus (SVNV) in Wisconsin Soybean
    Damon Smith, UW-Extension/Madison plant pathologist and Chris Bloomingdale, UW-Madison Department of Plant Pathology:
  • 2014 Alfalfa Fungicide Evaluation
    Damon Smith, UW-Extension/Madison plant pathologist:
  • Soybean White Mold Research Update and Treatment Evaluation
    Damon Smith, UW-Extension/Madison plant pathologist and Jamie Wilbur UW-Madison Department of Plant Pathology
  • Herbicide Resistance Research Update for Wisconsin Palmer Amaranth and Waterhemp Populations
    Tommy Butts, UW-Madison Department of Agronomy
  • Update on Giant Ragweed Resistance in Wisconsin
    Dave Stoltenberg and Stacey Marion, UW-Madison Department of Agronomy:
  • Take Action Against Herbicide Resistance; Resources and Pigweeds Research Update
    Liz Bosak, UW-Madison Department of Agronomy
  • The Value of Transgenic Hybrids in an IPM Program
    Joe Lauer, UW-Extension/Madison corn specialist

Joe Lauer talking to group

Tours will leave the Public Events Building promptly at 8:30 a.m. and conclude by noon. In the event of rain, speakers will present their topics inside the Public Events Building. A light lunch will be served at the conclusion.

Stay after lunch for a Wisconsin Crop Weed Science (WCWS) herbicide evaluation results and plot tour. Vince Davis, UW-Extension weed scientist, with his staff and students will lead an informal tour of the weed science field research plots.

No preregistration is required and CCA Credits will be applied for.

The Public Events Facility is located on the Arlington Agricultural Research Station, N695 Hopkins Road. If traveling from the south, exit I 90/94 onto Hwy 51 North. Look for the Arlington Ag. Research Station sign north of Deforest. Turn left (west) onto Badger Lane. Travel 1 mile and turn left (south) onto Hopkins Rd. If traveling from the north, exit I 90/94 onto Hwy 60. Travel east through Arlington and turn south onto Hwy 51. For more detailed driving direction click on http://www.ars.wisc.edu/arlington/directions.html