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2016 Wisconsin Pest Management Update Tour Slides Now Live!

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Yet another Wisconsin Pest Management Update Tour is in the books. It was great to see everyone again this year. I hope you found value in the presentations and that information can improve farm productivity. ¬†As promised, I have uploaded the slides from the 2016 […]

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Corn Stalk Rots and Ear Rots: A Double Whammy for Wisconsin Corn Farmers

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison The 2016 growing season is going to end with many challenges for Wisconsin farmers. The excessively wet weather has slowed or ended harvest of corn silage and grain harvest has barely started in much of the state. Couple this with warm and wet weather is […]

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Start Managing Stripe Rust of Winter Wheat in 2017 At Planting

Brian Mueller, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Shawn Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison The 2016 Wisconsin winter wheat field season was reasonably successful with very high yields and low […]

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Wisconsin Late-Season Corn Disease Update

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison NCLB and Anthracnose Stalk Rot As corn silage harvest has begun and the corn grain crop is finishing, there have been some disease issues of note in Wisconsin. Northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) activity has picked up quickly over the last several weeks. This is […]

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