2017 Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology Fungicide Tests Summary Now Available

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison This report is a concise summary of pesticide related research trials conducted in 2017 under the direction of the Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology program in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  We thank many summer hourlies and research interns for assisting […]

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – June 24, 2014

Damon L. Smith – Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin I have spent the last several days rating winter wheat variety trials and fungicide trials at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station in Arlington, Wisconsin, Columbia Co.  Wheat in this area is mostly in the mid-to-late milk stage. Leaf rust was observed at low levels […]

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Wisconsin Soybean Disease Update – June 19, 2014

Damon L. Smith – Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin Soybean planting has finally finished up for our research program.  We planted our last, late planting date trial this week.  Soybeans around the state have emerged and are at the VC or early V1 stage.  Several diseases have been noted already this year in […]

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – June 6, 2014

Damon L. Smith – Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin Winter wheat in the southern portion of Wisconsin is heading and will be flowering in the next few days. This is a critical time to control Fusarium head blight (scab). Currently the Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Center (http://www.wheatscab.psu.edu) is predicting low risk for head […]

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