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Category Archives: Crop Updates

Vegetable Crop Update #7

May 26th, 2020 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Chair, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address potato production updates as well as an update on accumulation of PDays and DSVs in potato. Read full update.

Vegetable Crop Update #6

May 18th, 2020 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Chair, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue I address a few industry updates, and discuss use and location of disease risk and forecasting tools for potato (and tomato) late blight and potato…

Vegetable Crop Update #5

May 11th, 2020 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Chair, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address: New YouTube channel for spudbadger Potato production updates Moderate risk for potato volunteer survival in WI New plant disease diagnostic list serve Read…

Vegetable Crop Update #4

May 4th, 2020 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Chair, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this newsletter I address the recent report of bacterial wilt/brown rot from imported geranium cuttings. I thank all of the folks in plant disease regulation, diagnostics, and…

Vegetable Crop Update #3

April 27th, 2020 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Chair, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address updates on the Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic access and on Lorox in carrots in Wisconsin. We hope all are remaining healthy during this…

Vegetable Crop Update #2

April 20th, 2020 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Chair, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address: early season diseases, seed-applied fungicides, and volunteer risk in potatoes potato production updates Read full update.

Vegetable Crop Update: Online Produce Safety Class PSA

April 2nd, 2020 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Chair, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology Hello, I hope all are doing well in these unusual times. I write to forward along a fresh produce safety online course posting. And, to update the status…

Vegetable Crop Update #1

March 25th, 2020 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Updates provided by Amanda J. Gevens, Chair, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, UW-Madison, Dept. of Plant Pathology In this issue we address changes in UW service relevant to our potato and vegetable stakeholders due to COVID-19 mitigation measures. Happy National Ag Day from our potato…

Vegetable Crop Update #26

October 7th, 2019 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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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 production updates, cucurbit downy mildew and late blight updates. Read full update.

Vegetable Crop Update #25

September 30th, 2019 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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, I address cucurbit downy mildew updates and tomato/potato late blight updates for WI. As we move…

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