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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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Vegetable Crop Update #23 Read full update.

Vegetable Crop Update #22

August 8th, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #22 Read full update.

Vegetable Crop Update #21

August 1st, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #21 Read full update. HARS Potato Disease Updates 2016

Vegetable Crop Updates – Late Blight Suspected in Adams County

July 25th, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Late blight on potato has been visually diagnosed in Adams County today. The lesions are typical for blight including dark brown, water soaked lesions with pale green borders. However, there is little to no pathogen sporulation visually evident at this time. Using an ELISA-based immunostrip…

Vegetable Crop Update #20

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

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Vegetable Crop Update #20 As a reminder, next week on July 28 the UW-Hancock ARS will hold its Field Day and Centennial Celebration event. Further details can be found at link below. http://news.cals.wisc.edu/2016/06/27/hancock-ag-research-station-celebrates-centennial-on-july-28/ In the link below, please find the UWEX Vegetable Crop Updates newsletter…

Vegetable Crop Update #19

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

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Vegetable Crop Update #19 Read full update. Click here for the agenda for an Organic Vegetable Field Day to be held at the UW-West Madison Agricultural Research Station. Please consider attending one of our several Agricultural Research Station field days upcoming this month.  Agendas can…

Vegetable Crop Update #18

July 14th, 2016 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

Vegetable Crop Update #18 Read full update.

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