Entries by damonsmith

2013 Update – A3878 – “Fungicide resistance management in corn, soybean, and wheat in Wisconsin”

    A3878 – “Fungicide resistance management in corn, soybean, and wheat in Wisconsin” was developed by the University of Wisconsin UW Extension and the Nutrient and Pest Management Program, and has been updated for 2013!  Significant additions include small grains seed treatments now on the chart.  In addition, all trade names and active ingredients […]

2012 Wisconsin Soybean Variety Test Results

            The results of the 2012 Wisconsin Soybean Variety Trials can be viewed and downloaded as a PDF at http://soybean.uwex.edu/soytrials/printable/documents/Soybean_NPM_FINAL_WEB.pdf.  The trials were conducted at 10 sites around the state of Wisconsin and represent the North Central, Central, and Southern Regions of the State.  Detailed descriptions of the trials, variety traits, […]

Training Webinars for CCA Exam

The University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service and the UW Integrated Pest Management Program will be offering a series of online webinar training session that are designed to help people prepare for the state CCA exam.  Learn more about the webinars at: http://ipcm.wisc.edu/blog/2012/10/training-webinar-for-cca-exam/.

Corn Foliar Diseases: Identification and Management Field Guide

The new Corn Foliar Diseases Field Guide  contains diagnostic images and descriptions of the main foliar diseases of corn to aid in field identification. Sections on foliar fungicides and best management practices are also included. The sturdy pocket-sized field guide hooks with a key ring and is intended for field use. Corn Foliar Diseases Field […]

Plant-parasitic nematodes in corn

Sampling for Plant-parasitic Nematodes in Corn Strip Trials Comparing Nematode Management Products This new online publication,  written by regional nematologists, provides good comprehensive information about conducting strip trials to compare seed treatments and nematodes in corn. It outlines how multiple samples must be collected uniformly, consistently, carefully, and at the proper time in order to […]

New how-to webcast on soybean aphid speed scouting

Erin Hodgson, Extension Specialist at Iowa State University offers a how-to lesson on soybean aphid speed scouting. Visit this link to view an open access webcast on the technique. Speed scouting is an easier, more efficient method of estimating whether aphids will have a significant economic impact on soybean, helping the grower or consultant more […]