Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Vegetable Crop Update #16

July 23rd, 2018 | Posted in: Crop Updates

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:

  • PDays/DSVs for potato disease control
  • Early blight/brown spot fungicides
  • National late blight update
  • National cucurbit downy mildew update
  • Potato productivity updates

Below, please find the Antigo Field Day agenda.  As a reminder the National Potato Virus Workshop will take place in the morning prior to the Field Day (9am to 11:30am), click here for agenda.

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Langlade County Agriculture Research Station Field Day

Agenda from Steve Zimmerman UWEX Langlade County

Langlade County Airport, Antigo, WI (intersection of Highways 64 and 52)
Thursday, 26 July 2018 – 1:00 pm

  • Scab Variety Trial – Felix Navarro, Hancock Ag Research Station
  • Wisconsin Potato Variety Trial – Felix Navarro, HARS
  • RPE Research Trials, Mike Copas, RPE
  • Potato Herbicide Update, Daniel Heider, UW-IPM Program
  • Disease Updates for Potatoes – Amanda Gevens, UW-Plant Pathology
  • Insect/Aphid Updates for Potatoes – Russell Groves, UW-Entomology
  • Oat Variety Trial – Lucia Gutierrez, UW-Agronomy
  • Research Updates on Irrigation and Fertility Trials – Yi Wang, UW-Horticulture

Food and refreshments provided by Insight FS of Antigo at the Antigo City Park East Shelter following the tour.  All are welcome!

For more information, contact Steve Zimmerman at (715) 627-6236; or email: [email protected]

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