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Corn: Deciding when to harvest corn in 2014

Contact: Scott Sanford, 608-262-5062, sasanford@wisc.edu Recent reports from around the state indicate that the corn will have higher moisture contents at harvest than typical years. Reports from the week of Oct. 6-10 indicated that corn was ranging from 23% to 32% with most in the 28-32% range, according to Scott Sanford, University of Wisconsin-Extension/Madison agricultural […]


2014 UW-Extension Pest Management Update Meeting Series Scheduled

Have you struggled to manage your pests in agronomic crops this year? If so consider attending a Pest Management Update Series hosted by University of Wisconsin-Extension. Eight meetings that provide updates to weed, insect and disease management in corn, soybean, small grains, and alfalfa will be held throughout the state in November.

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Bugs in the berry crops

Christelle Guedot talks about the Spotted Wing Drosophila; a small fly that can cause significant damage to fruit crops in Wisconsin, including: raspberries, blackberries, grapes, cherries, and blueberries.

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Check your free credit report 3X per year

Federal law gives everyone the right to a free credit report from each of the three major credit bureaus every 12 months. The University of Wisconsin-Extension makes it easy for consumers to review their reports through its “Check Your Free Credit Report: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10” campaign.