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Category Archives: Crop Updates

Summary of Potato Disease Risk Values

September 19th, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #27

September 12th, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #26

September 12th, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #25

August 29th, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #24

August 22nd, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Late Blight – Additional Confirmation in Dane County

August 18th, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Hello, I wanted to alert the growing community of another confirmation of late blight on tomato from Dane County as of today, 8/18/16. This is the second county in WI to have confirmed late blight. The first report came from a single farm (tomato and…

Echo ZN and Echo 720 24(c) Special Local Need Registrations Have Been Approved

August 17th, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Hello, The WI Dept of Ag, Trade, and Consumer Protection has reviewed and approved the two 24(c) applications for Echo ZN and Echo 720. The approved labels which include increased allowance (up to 16.0 lb a.i./acre) for disease control on long season potatoes in Wisconsin…

Late Blight from St. Croix Co. is US-23

August 16th, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Hello, The tomato and potato late blight from St. Croix County was determined to be of the US-23 strain/genotype (and A1 mating type). This genotype is aggressive on both tomato and potato crops and can be controlled with mefenoxam/metalaxyl conventional fungicides (ie: Ridomil). This has…

Late Blight Confirmed on Tomato and Potato from St. Croix Co. WI

August 15th, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Hello, Sporulating lesions on tomato and potato samples were confirmed positive for late blight this morning from St. Croix County. We should know of the strain/genotype yet today. Growers in western and north-central Wisconsin should be on alert that late blight spores may be in…

Vegetable Crop Update #23

August 15th, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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