Summer 2021 Sessions of Badger Crop Connect!

We are moving into the next set of webinars for the Badger Crop Connect. We are continuing the 2021 series into the summer with webinars on weed and disease management, alternative forages, cover crops, and corn silage to name a few. Register for the summer sessions here: The summer session will run from June till August on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 12:30 PM. The purpose of this series is to provide agronomists, crop consultants, and farmers timely crop updates for Wisconsin. Badger Crop Connect is hosted by Extension Crops and Soils educators. Information on an upcoming webinar is below:


Corn and Soybean Disease Update
June 23, 2021 12:30-1:30 pm

Local Update
Alana Voss, UW-Madison Extension Sauk and Juneau Counties Ag Educator
Managing Corn Diseases for Profits and When Will Soybean Fungicides Pay?
Dammon Smith, UW-Madison Extension Field Crop Pathology Specialist

CCA CEU’s 1.0 IPM available

Legumes in Cover Crops and Climate Change
July 14, 2021 12:30-1:30 pm

Local Update
Josh Kamps, UW-Madison Extension Lafayette County Ag Educator
The Value of Legumes in Cover Cropping Systems After Short Season Crops
Matt Rurak, UW-Madison Extension Soil Specialist
New Normals Reflect a Changing Climate in Wisconsin
Edward J. Hopkins, Ph.D, Assistant State Climatologist

CCA CEU’s 0.5 SW and 0.5 CM available

This program is sponsored by University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension with special support from the following Extension Educators: Mike Ballweg, Sheboygan County, Dan Marzu Lincoln and Langlade Counties, Steve Okonek, Trempealeau County, Alana Voss, Juneau and Sauk Counties, Josh Kamps Lafayette County, Jerry Clark Chippewa County and Kimberly Schmidt Shawano County.

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