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Rhinelander Field Day at the Lelah Starks Elite Foundation Seed Potato Farm

August 2nd, 2017 | Filed under: News

Directions: Google “UW Seed Potato Farm” 7749 Hwy K, Rhinelander, WI 54501 715-282-5530 715-610-4667 Friday, August 4 10 am start with BBQ to follow by Insight FS Meet at the Tent Seed Program Outlook, Alex Crockford, Program Director Introductions Dr. Yi Wang, Production Specialist, UW-Horticulture…

Vegetable Crop Update #15

July 31st, 2017 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Late Blight Update July 26

July 26th, 2017 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Late blight has been confirmed on tomato today from Waukesha County. Dr. Brian Hudelson in our Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic confirmed the disease and my lab is working on identifying the clonal lineage (or strain type) yet this afternoon.  More information will come as we…

Vegetable Crop Update #14

July 24th, 2017 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #13

July 17th, 2017 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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New Late Blight Confirmations in US

July 11th, 2017 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Erie Co. NY and St. Joseph’s Co. MI are reporting confirmations of potato late blight today (usablight.org). These are the first northern US confirmations in potato for 2017. Please be vigilant in your field observations, esp. along tree lines and around irrigation structures where it…

University of Wisconsin-Hancock Agricultural Research Station to Discuss Ongoing Agricultural Research at the July 20 Potato Research Field Day

July 11th, 2017 | Filed under: News

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Hancock Agricultural Research Station invites you to join us on Thursday July 20, for the 2017 Potato Research Field Day from 8:45AM to 2:00pm. The field day will include a wagon tour of the research farm, and guided tours to our…

Vegetable Crop Update #12

July 10th, 2017 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #11

July 5th, 2017 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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Vegetable Crop Update #10

June 26th, 2017 | Filed under: Crop Updates, News

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