WCM news

Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – May 15, 2013

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The status of disease on winter wheat in Wisconsin is pretty similar to that of last week (https://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2013/05/wisconsin-winter-wheat-disease-update-may-8-2013/).  Wheat is at Feekes …

Soybean Planting into Cool Wet Soil

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison What a difference a season can make!  Last year at this time it was unseasonably hot and the drought was beginning to …

Alternate Forage Crops

Alternate Forage Crops Dr. Dan Undersander, Forage Agronomist, Paul Mitchell, Extension Agricultural Economist The alfalfa winterkill losses are very high.  This problem is especially severe since the drought last summer meant less forage production and …