Entries by damonsmith

Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – April 16, 2014

Damon L. Smith, Field Crops Extension Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Figure 1. A stand of winter wheat at the Arlington Agriculture Research Station. Photo take April 11, 2014. This week I scouted winter wheat in research trials located at the Arlington Agricultural research station.  Wheat in the southern part of Wisconsin is starting to green up […]

Hot Off the Press! New Pythium Root Rot in Soybean Scouting Card

A new Pythium root rot in soybean scouting card has been developed by research and extension soybean pathologists in the North Central region.  The describes risk and symptoms of Pythium root rot and how to scout for the disease.  Management recommendations are also included in this short and concise pamphlet.  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A […]

New Publication on Corn Disease Loss Estimates in the U.S. and Canada

A new publication on corn disease loss estimates in the U.S. and Ontario, Canada in 2012 has been developed.  The publication is a product of a team effort composed of plant pathologists from across the corn production belt of the U.S. and Canada and describes the predominant disease of corn in 2012 and the estimated […]

Disease Profile: Ergot

A new disease profile was recently posted describing signs and symptoms of Ergot of rye, wheat, and other grasses and consequences of the disease.  Click here to download a PDF of the disease profile.

White Mold Podcasts

Listen to the 7-item Podcast Series on “Management of White Mold in Soybeans.”  The series was assembled by a consortium of soybean pathologists located in the North Central Region and sponsored by the North Central Soybean Research Program.

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, […]