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Category Archives: Crop Updates

Late Blight Update August 9, 2018

August 9th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology Late blight has been confirmed today in commercial potatoes in southern Adams County, as well as northern Marquette County. We…

Vegetable Crop Update #18

August 6th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue, we address: potato and vegetable disease updates and production updates Read full update.

Vegetable Crop Update #17

July 30th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology Thanks to those that participated in this past week’s Potato Virus Diagnostic Workshop as well as the Langlade County Potato…

July 25 Vegetable Crop Update Disease Supplement

July 25th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology Just a few vegetable disease updates from our neighboring states.  These reports indicate that the wet and relatively cooler weather…

Vegetable Crop Update #16

July 23rd, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue, we address: PDays/DSVs for potato disease control Early blight/brown spot fungicides National late blight update National cucurbit…

Vegetable Crop Update #15

July 16th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we’ve included the following topics: early blight/late blight disease risk forecast updates cucurbit downy mildew updates cucurbit…

Vegetable Crop Update #14

July 9th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address: PDay and DSV disease risk for potato early and late blight Late blight and early…

Vegetable Crop Update #13

July 2nd, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this newsletter we address the following topics: DSVs and PDays for potato disease management updates on national and local…

Vegetable Crop Update #11

June 18th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address: Disease forecast info for late blight and early blight Late blight on tomato confirmed in…

Vegetable Crop Update #10

June 13th, 2018 | Filed under: Crop Updates

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Associate Professor & Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist, Interim Co-Director of Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology While it is only June 12, Disease Severity Values have exceeded the threshold of 18 for potatoes planted on/around May…

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