Vegetable Crop Updates

Update 22 – September 8, 2019

  • Summary of vegetable disease this summer
  • Cucurbit downy mildew reports
  • Late blight reports
  • PDay and DSV values updated

 

Update 21 – September 2, 2019

  • Potato production updates (N trials and remote sensing)
  • Cucurbit downy mildew updates
  • Potato/tomato late blight updates
  • Potato disease DSVs and PDays

 

Update 20 – August 26, 2019

  • Cucurbit downy mildew updates
  • Potato/tomato late blight updates
  • Potato disease DSVs and PDays

 

Update 19 – August 19, 2019

  • Vegetable production updates
  • Cucurbit downy mildew updates
  • Potato/tomato late blight updates
  • Potato disease DSVs and PDays

 

Update 18 – August 11, 2019

  • Potato crop production updates
  • Cucurbit downy mildew updates (no reports from Wis. at this time)
  • Phytophthora crown and fruit rot (P. capsici) in cucurbits, peppers, and tomatoes
  • Late blight updates in tomato/potato crops
  • P-Days and DSVs

 

Update 17 – August 4, 2019

  • Vegetable production updates
  • Cucurbit downy mildew updates
  • Potato disease DSVs and PDays

 

Update 16 – July 28, 2019

  • UW-Lelah Starks Elite Foundation Seed Potato Farm Field Day in Rhinelander, WI, is this week!
  • Vegetable production updates
  • Vegetable insect updates
  • Cucurbit downy mildew updates
  • Potato disease DSVs and PDays

 

Update 15, July 21 2019

  • UW-Madison Div. of Extension Langlade Co. Airport Research Station Field Day is this week, Thursday, July 25!
  • Vegetable production updates
  • Cucurbit downy mildew updates
  • Potato disease DSVs and PDays

 

Update 14 – July 14, 2019

  • Hancock Ag Research Station Field Day is this week!
  • Vegetable production updates
  • Cucurbit downy mildew updates
  • Potato disease DSVs and PDays

 

Update 13 – July 8, 2019

  • Vegetable production updates
  • Downy mildew and Phytophtora crown and fruit rot
  • Potato disease DSVs and PDays

 

Update 12 – July 1, 2019

  • DSV and PDay Thresholds
  • Generate Recommendations for Preventive Fungicides for Late Blight and Early Blight in Potato in Southern and Central WI

 

Update 11 – June 30, 2019

  • Vegetable production updates
  • Vegetable insect updates
  • Vegetable disease updates

 

Update 10 – June 24, 2019

  • DSV threshold exceeded in Grand Marsh for early planted potatoes
  • Preventative application of fungicide for late blight management is recommended

 

Update 9 – June 23, 2019

  • Dr. Renee Rioux joins the team as the new Director of the Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program and research/teaching Assistant Professor with the UW-Madison Department of Plant Pathology
  • Potato & Vegetable Crop Production Updates
  • Potato & Vegetable Insect Updates
  • Potato Disease Forecasting P-Day and DSV Updates

 

Update 8 – June 17, 2019

  • Vegetable Insect Updates
  • Disease Updates & Late Blight Symptoms and Fungicide List
  • Potato Disease Forecasting P-Day and DSV Updates

 

Update 7 – June 9, 2019

  • Vegetable & Potato Production Updates
  • Vegetable Insect Updates
  • Potato Disease Forecasting P-Day and DSV Updates

 

Update 6 – June 2, 2019

  • Vegetable Insect Updates
  • Potato Disease Forecasting P-Day and DSV Updates
  • Downy mildew: finds on hop and basil
  • Access to the A3422 Veg Production Guide

 

Update 5 – May 24, 2019

  • Vegetable and potato production updates
  • New format for P-Days and DSVs for potato disease forecasting
  • Hop powdery mildew review & management
  • Access to the A3422 Veg Production Guide

 

Update 4 – May 19, 2019

  • Sonalan HFP Special Local Need 24 (c)
  • White mold of potato and vegetable crops
  • Access to the A3422 Veg Production Guide

 

Update 3 – May 12, 2019

  • Potato & vegetable planting updates
  • Potato disease forecasting intro and update

 

Update 2 – April 28, 2019

  • Potato & vegetable planting updates
  • Black heart of potato
  • Managing early season diseases in potato

 

Update 1 – April 3, 2019

  • Managing potatoes left in the field from 2018
  • Access to the 2019 WI Commercial Vegetable Production Guide
  • FSMA Update for Hops

 

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Calendar of events

  • July 18, 2019 – UW-Hancock Agricultural Research Station Field Day, Hancock, WI
  • July 25, 2019 – UWEX Langlade County Airport Research Station Field Day, Antigo, WI
  • August 2, 2019 – UW-Lelah Starks Elite Foundation Seed Potato Farm Field Day, Rhinelander, WI
  • December 3-5, 2019 – Midwest Food Producers Association Annual Convention/Processing Crops Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI
  • January 26-28, 2020 – Wisconsin Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Growers Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI
  • February 4-6, 2020 – UWEX & WPVGA Grower Education Conference, Stevens Point, WI