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Disease Supplement #3

July 21st, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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This disease supplement #3 is offered to alert growers of the positive detection of downy mildew on cucumber and cantaloupe from Dane County. This is the first detection of cucurbit downy mildew in WI for 2015. Disease was in a very low level and in…

Vegetable Crop Update #23

July 21st, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #22

July 16th, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Potato Late Blight: How Growers are Overcoming the Challenge

July 14th, 2015 | Filed under: News

Potato late blight has been detected in Wisconsin, but don’t think this disease has the upper hand when it comes to your vegetables. Wisconsin’s potato and vegetable growers are staying ahead of the curve to properly manage this fast-moving community disease to ensure a healthy…

Disease Supplement #2

July 13th, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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All of the late blight samples that we have received for testing, to date, are of the US-23 clonal lineage/strain. This type can be controlled with mefenoxam/metalaxyl fungicides. In review, the samples were from: northern Adams Co. (from 6/23) – US-23 western Waushara Co. (from…

Vegetable Crop Update #20

July 9th, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #19

July 2nd, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Working Together – Stakeholders Unite to Protect Our Water through the Little Plover Conservancy Project

June 30th, 2015 | Filed under: News

The farm fields are coming to life in Wisconsin’s Central Sands as the potato, sweet corn, green bean and pea crops — the lifeblood of Portage County’s bountiful agriculture — come into blossom.  As we watch and enjoy this remarkable productivity unfold, it’s a good…

Disease Supplement – UWEX Vegetable Crop Updates Newsletter

June 29th, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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The late blight that was detected in Adams County WI is of the US-23 genotype/strain. This means that phenylamide fungicides such as metalaxyl and mefenoxam (ie: Ridomil) are effective in managing late blight. Other traits of US-23 include, A1 mating type, host range includes tomatoes,…

Vegetable Crop Update #18

June 29th, 2015 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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