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High Capacity Wells
Ever since our country was founded, local, state and federal governments have acknowledged the notable economic contributions of agriculture. Here in the Midwest, even if you were not a farmer, you grew up hearing your parents say, “If the farmers do well this year, our…
The Future of Farming: Game Changers for the Next Generation
Harvest is upon us already in the Central Sands and huge harvesters are filling endless lines of trucks with potatoes, green beans and sweet corn—destined to feed the world. These bountiful harvests are already reflecting the results of technological advances in agriculture that are occurring…
Land Ethic & Central WI Vegetable Growers
Land stewardship—that heart felt love of our open, green areas, interspersed with crops that are so essential in maintaining our rural landscapes. We all want to be land stewards but what does that term mean to farmers in Central Wisconsin who own many of these…
Vegetable Crop Update #24
Vegetable Crop Update #24 Read full update.
Disease Supplement #3
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
Vegetable Crop Update #23 Read full update.
Vegetable Crop Update #22
Vegetable Crop Update #22 Read full update.
Potato Late Blight: How Growers are Overcoming the Challenge
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
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
Vegetable Crop Update #20 Read full update.